ELASMOBRANCH HUSBANDRY
Conservation and ethical care of sharks, skates, rays and chimeras
 

 
Manual I
 


Electronic copy (free)
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Hard copy
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For a limited time hard copies of the Manual I and II are available as a bundle for $75 + postage.

The Elasmobranch Husbandry Manual details the hands-on ethical care of sharks, rays, skates and chimerasThe Manual is intended to assist in the development of new exhibits, aid the training of husbandry personnel, prepare scientists for hands field work and answer specific questions about the care of this important taxonomic group.

The Elasmobranch Husbandry Manual
contains select papers from the 1st International Elasmobranch Husbandry Symposium.
Manual II
 


Electronic copy (free)
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Hard copy
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For a limited time hard copies of the Manual I and II are available as a bundle for $75 + postage.

The Elasmobranch Husbandry Manual II is a follow up to the first elasmobranch husbandry manual, detailing recent advances in the ethical care of elasmobranchs.

The Elasmobranch Husbandry Manual II contains select papers from the 2nd International Elasmobranch Husbandry Symposium.

Public education facilities and research institutions are entitled to one complimentary hard-cover copy.



ON-LINE RESOURCES

Chapter 10
Husbandry of Whale Sharks

Whale Shark Feeding Techniques

Whale Shark Medication and Supplement Formulary

Chapter 12
Elasmobranch Quarantine

Elasmobranch Blood Parameters

Chapter 21
Elasmobranch Training

Elasmobranch Training Plan

Elasmobranch Training Log

Chapter 29
Pharmacology of Elasmobranchs

Elasmobranch Formulary

Chapter 30
Diagnostic Imaging

Stingray Anatomy and Ultrasound

Supplements
 


The Shark Supplement I
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The Shark Supplement I: A Companion Volume serves two functions. First, it is a reservoir for many papers presented at the 1st Elasmobranch Husbandry Symposium but not included in the first manual. Second, it serves as an archive of all elasmobranch papers appearing in Drum and Croaker from its inception in 1958 through to 2004.

Plan of Action
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The Plan of Action was developed during the 1st International Elasmobranch Husbandry Symposium by the elasmobranch caretaker community. The premise of the plan was to document global priorities, which could be referenced when determining objectives, collection plans, programs to be funded, etc.