Aquatic Invertebrates

Acacia Alcivar-Warren, Kelly Bateman, Wes Arend Baumgartner, Morag Clinton, Leo Foyle, Gregory Lewbart, Richmond Loh, Julius Tepper, Alex Hall

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter presents an overview of the clinical signs and major disease syndromes affecting captive and wild invertebrates. This grouping includes all animal groups not in the subphylum Vertebrata. Covered in this chapter are the Porifera (sponges), coelenterates (jellyfish, anemones, corals – wild and in cultivation), mollusks (bivalves), gastropods (abalone), cephalopods, crustaceans, and urochordates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPathology and Epidemiology of Aquatic Animal Diseases for Practitioners
Number of pages80
ISBN (Electronic)9781119839729
ISBN (Print)9781119839675
StatePublished - Jan 1 2023


  • abalone
  • cephalopod
  • clinical signs
  • coral
  • crustacean
  • differentials
  • diseases
  • mollusk
  • sponge

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Veterinary
  • General Engineering


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