"Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition" offers a thorough update to the most comprehensive book on invertebrate husbandry and veterinary care. Including pertinent biological data for invertebrate species, the book's emphasis is on providing state-of-the-art information on medicine and the clinical condition. "Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition" is an invaluable guide to the medical care of both captive and wild invertebrate animals.
Coverage includes sponges, jellyfish, anemones, corals, mollusks, starfish, sea urchins, crabs, crayfish, lobsters, shrimp, hermit crabs, spiders, scorpions, and many more, with chapters organized by taxonomy. New chapters provide information on reef systems, honeybees, butterfly houses, conservation, welfare, and sources of invertebrates and supplies. "Invertebrate Medicine, Second Edition" is an essential resource for veterinarians in zoo animal, exotic animal and laboratory animal medicine; public and private aquarists; and aquaculturists.