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By Lindsay Ross, Barbara Ross

ISBN-10: 1405149388

ISBN-13: 9781405149389

The second one version of Anaesthetic and Sedative ideas for Aquatic Animals supplied the fisheries and aquaculture with important info at the use of sedation and anaesthetics within the avoidance of rigidity and actual harm, that may simply be attributable to crowding, trap, dealing with, transportation and release.Now absolutely revised and elevated, the 3rd version has maintained its available layout and accommodates a lot new emphasis on:* Fish discomfort and welfare: a quickly constructing niche and debate* Anaesthesia and laws: with a world perspectivePersonnel desirous about the aquaculture together with fish farmers, fish veterinarians, fisheries scientists and fish biologists in addition to small animal veterinarians, animal laboratory managers and executive and regulatory team of workers will locate this booklet a worthy and functional source.

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Higher centres, learning and cognition Many animals can be conditioned to respond to a stimulus, including a noxious stimulus. This classical conditioning has been demonstrated in many fish species, showing that fish are capable of recognising a noxious stimulus and learning to avoid it. In contrast to the commonly held perception that fish have a short, or even absent, memory it has been shown in several cases that this learning may be retained for many months. Rainbow trout, which had been classically conditioned for investigation of colour vision (Northmore and Muntz, 1974), were able to retrain after some months of rest in a much shorter time than they did originally (Melanie Johnson, personal communication).

There is some support for the notion that acupuncture produces a ‘gating’ effect in the central Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animals Edited by Lindsay G. G. Ross and B. 1 GENERAL ANAESTHESIA SEDATION The sedation–anaesthesia continuum. nervous system, either physically or by suggestion or a combination of both. Although some terrestrial animals seem to respond to this form of anaesthesia, there have been no systematic attempts to use it in aquatic animals. Local anaesthesia Local anaesthesia can be defined as a technique to produce reversible loss of sensation in a discrete region of the body without affecting consciousness.

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