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Fish have the same stress response and powers of nociception asmammals. Their behavioural responses to a variety of situationssuggest a considerable ability for higher level neural processing– a level of consciousness equivalent perhaps to thatattributed to mammals.
Each chapter of this book has been written by specialists intheir field. The subject matter is wide ranging and covers indetail concepts of animal welfare in addition to more specificaspects of fish welfare. Philosophical concepts of welfare arediscussed along with more practical areas of fish welfareencompassing all husbandry and management activities that have apotential to affect the welfare of the fish in our care.
This book is an essential purchase for fish veterinarians, fishfarmers, fish biologists and those involved in the aquacultureindustry and its regulation.