By Vernon E. Thatcher
For a few years, scholars from quite a few international locations have complained in regards to the loss of "tools" to spot aquatic invertebrates from Latin the US. Keys present in approved textbooks are as a rule constrained, superficial or too popular-science. nonetheless, extra complicated keys in educational books on aquatic invertebrates fail to hide Neotropical representatives in due aspect. The few that do, despite the fact that, additionally express too many defects in scope and presentation to be thought of updated. a world crew of editors mixed their efforts with Pensoft Publishers to release a brand new significant sequence at the aquatic biodiversity of Latin the US. approximately 15 monographs, written through scientists from a number of international locations, will provide a brand new, unrivalled view of the marvellous aquatic global of South the US! The sequence is addressed to zoologists, ecologists, hydrobiologists, biogeographers, conservationists and scholars drawn to aquatic biodiversity. The sequence can be an forthcoming device for any organic library. quantity 1 - This publication covers the subsequent Phyla and sessions: Protozoa (Myxozoa, Sporozoa), Plathelminthes (Trematoda, Monogenoidea, Cestoda), Nematoda, Acanthocephala, Crustacea (Copepoda, Branchiura, Isopoda), Hirudinea and Pentastomida which are identified to parasitize Amazonian fishes. The textual content is in English and the identity keys to households and genera are in either English and Spanish. as well as the keys and checklists, each one bankruptcy supplies info at the morphology, lifestyles cycles, pathology, prevention, therapy, assortment approach, in addition to basic reference facts on every one taxon. An alphabetic desk of host fishes with their respective parasites is equipped. The ebook will turn out to be precious for parasitologists, ichthyologists, aquaculturists, pisciulturists and all these attracted to Neotropical fish parasites.