Amphibian Medicine and Captive Husbandry by Kevin N. Wright, Brent R. Whitaker

By Kevin N. Wright, Brent R. Whitaker

Amphibian drugs and Captive Husbandry is designed to introduce veterinary practitioners to the prognosis and therapy of affliction in captive amphibians. even if designed for the veterinary clinician, this article is a vital a part of any herpetologist's library, protecting numerous points of amphibian captive husbandry and propagation whereas delivering an organization origin that permits the reader to judge a given husbandry regimen. The analysis of ailment in amphibians through the appliance of uncomplicated clinicopathologic thoughts is mentioned. Infectious, metabolic, dietary, neoplastic, and idiopathic problems of amphibians are tested intimately. absolutely illustrated, this quantity comprises 243 colour photographs, 317 black and white figures, and fifty four tables that improve the usefulness of the textual content and may be of curiosity to zoos and aquariums with amphibian screens in addition to to libraries.

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Guineti. 20 Rhacophoridae Rhacophorids (flying frogs) are found throughout the tropical areas of the Old World. There are approximately 200 species of rhacophorids, but less than 20 species are common in captive collections. , are found in captive collections. , Abah river flying frog, Rhacophorus nigropalmatus). 59). Microhylids are found throughout temperate and tropical North America, South America, Africa, Madagascar, and Southeast Asia. 60). The Sambava tomato frog, Dyscophus guineti, is a popular pet and has been captive bred in commercial numbers in recent years.

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