AMWA Book Awards
This link highlights the 2012 AMWA Book Award Winners.
TAA TEXTY Awards
This link highlights the 2012 TEXTY Book Award Winners.
INVERTEBRATE MEDICINE, Second Edition BLOG
April 28, 2012
April 15, 2012
Wade Lehmann is an avid aquarist who began rearing fish as a hobby 30
years ago. His initial forays into maintaining simple glass tanks
with air stones eventually evolved into designing and maintaining
fully developed coral reef systems. Wade was instrumental in
developing the first significant website related to reef aquaria,
reefs.org, as well (more…)
April 15, 2012
1. Daniel Dombrowski should have had a DVM included with his author information. Dan is a 2006 graduate of the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
2. Figure 23.3 of a Mexican Redknee Tarantula is mislabeled as a Graysmoke Tarantula, which is not CITES listed.
3. Laura Foster should have had a DVM included with her author information. Laura is a 2007 graduate of the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
My apologies and I take responsibility for these and any other (more…)
Hot Topic Article: An outbreak of sea urchin disease associated with a recent hurricane: Support for the 'killer storm hypothesis' on a local scale.
April 10, 2012
A group of Canadian scientists have published their work examining the effects of weather (specifically hurricanes and increased water temperatures) on mortality of green sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis). A link to the abstract can be found here:
The frequency of epizootics causing mass mortality of (more…)