Greg Lewbart


Hot Topic Article: Global transboundry disease politics: The OIE perspective

September 9, 2012

Tags: D.V. Lightner. 2012. Invertebrate Pathology, 110(2):184187.

This interesting review article discusses how the World Animal Health Organization (OIE) lists and de-lists reportable aquatic animal diseases. Many of the listed/reportable disease affect crustaeans and mollusks.


Reviewed in this paper are the steps for listing or de-listing of an aquatic animal disease, the current list of OIE listed aquatic animal (more…)

Who is Dr. Fredric Frye?

September 6, 2012

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Fredric L. Frye, BSc, DVM, MSc, CBiol, FIBiol, FRSM:

After his honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, where he served as a combat air crew member in a blimp squadron engaged in antisubmarine patrols during the Korean War. Fredric Frye earned his degrees at the University of California, Davis and served two residencies: (more…)

Selected Works

Science Writing
The Second Edition of Invertebrate Medicine was released in December, 2011. It has been substantially expanded from the first edition to reflect the tremendous growth of the pertinent literature and work that is being accomplished in the fields of invertebrate animal medicine, disease investigation, conservation, husbandry, and animal welfare. In 2012 it is being recognized with a Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY award for excellence in the Life Sciences Category and first place in the Health Care Professionals (nonphysicians) category of the 2012 American Medical Writers Association Book Awards.
This book, edited by Karen L. Rosenthal, Neil A. Forbes, Frederic L. Frye, and Gregory A. Lewbart, utilizes approximately 400 clinical cases to describe and address many of the major medical and surgical conditions of exotic animal pets.
Invertebrate Medicine is the single most comprehensive resource available today on invertebrate animal medicine.
" will without doubt want to own this excellent collection of questions from fish veterinarians on both sides of the Atlantic...." --David Williams, The Veterinary Journal
Creative Non-Fiction
"This is a delightful book. The stories, each amazingly different, are told with warmth, humor and sensitivity. They are sometimes sad, always captivating. It is a book you can dip into on a journey or read before sleep at night. Buy it and give copies to your friends." Jane Goodall
....a darn good yarn.
--Ken Moore, Naples Daily News
...well-told and environmentally informative story about buried treasure and smuggling of exotic animals...
--Rod Cockshutt, The News & Observer