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1st Edition

Fish Vaccines
Health Management for Sustainable Aquaculture

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ISBN 9781032483412
June 1, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
268 Pages 17 Color & 1 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Fish Vaccines: Health Management for Sustainable Aquaculture is a timely reference book that highlights the role of vaccination in the fast-growing aquaculture industry. It discusses topics such as vaccine formulation, vaccine delivery and enhancing the immune response of fish using nanoparticles. Information related to vaccine safety, ethical approval and regulations is also discussed, together with dissemination of vaccines to fish farms across the globe. This cutting-edge book presents novel strategies to meet the growing demand for vaccines in finfish aquaculture. The book is useful to students, academics, clinicians, and professionals in the field of fisheries sciences, aquaculture, and veterinary sciences.

Table of Contents

Section I: Vaccines in Aquaculture: A Preface

Chapter 1: Understanding Vaccine Development in Aquaculture

Nayomi John, Anu Joseph, Aparna Sasi, Bismi Mujeeb, Joyal Elisabeth Baiju, Eleeswa Celin Syrus& Nivya Mariam Paul

Chapter 2: Antigens and Immune Responses in Fishes: An overview

Nivya Mariam Paul, Aruna Babu, Amrutha Rajesh, Neema, Alanta Maria Binu, Anujose, Aneena Mariya Abraham, Nayomi John

Chapter 3: Aquaculture: Facing an Array Of Pathogens

Wanna Sirimanapong, Prawporn Thaijongrak, Chiranan Sudpraseart, Boonsirm Withyachumnarnkul

Section II: Vaccination in fishes: Types and methods

Chapter 4: Concepts and types of vaccines

Subramaniam Sivakumar, Panneerselvam Punniyakotti, Kuppuswamy Kavitha, Panneerselvam Saravanan

Chapter 5: Formulations of Vaccination For Fishes

Nhat HM Truong, Nam Tri Vo, Phuong Hong Vo, Hoang Duc Nguyen

Chapter 6: Methods of vaccination-Experimental strategies

Sethulakshmi Babu, Meera Vevanattuparambil Thankappan, Thayyiba Ussankade, Anuj Sharma, Sanchu Prakash, Malavika Biju Reni, Meril Mary Mathew, Muzammil Siddiqui, Subramaniam Sivakumar, Sreeja Lakshmi, Preetham Elumalai

Section III: Adjuvants in vaccination: An underpinning

Chapter 7: Role of adjuvants in vaccination studies

Md Yasin Ina-Salwany, Tilusha Manchanayake, Aslah Mohamad, Md. Shirajum Monir, Md. Shirajum Monir, Salleh Annas, Mohd Zamri-Saad

Chapter 8: Development of mucosal adjutants for fish vaccination

Md Yasin Ina-Salwany, Aslah Mohamad, Mohammad Noor Azmai Amal, Salleh Annas, Mohd Zamri-Saad

Section IV: Technological advancements and efficacy of fish vaccination

Chapter 9: Biotechnological Approaches to Vaccines

Thavasimuthu Citarasu, Ganapathi Uma, Ramamoorthy Sathish Kumar, Sugumar Vimal, Mariavincent Michael Babu

Chapter 10: Safety and efficacy of vaccines in aquaculture

Eakapol Wangkahart, Po-Tsang Lee, Chou-Min Chong, Fernando Yamamoto

Chapter 11: Mass Vaccination in Aquaculture – possibilities and limitations

Hethesh Chellapandian, Ihn-sil Kwak, Joseph Selvin, Kiyun Park, Sivakamavalli Jeyachandran


Section V: Vaccines in Aquaculture: Challenges and Perspectives

Chapter 12: Fish Vaccination: How close are the fish farmers?

Saurabh Dubey, Kizito K. Mugimba, Jitendra Kumar, Hetron M. Munang’andu

Chapter 13: Development of Fish vaccines: Challenges and Future Perspectives

A.P. Desbois, J. Monaghan

Chapter 14: Fish Vaccine: From Field to Development

R. Cascione, Adrian Astier, Philippe Mahl, Virbac Carros, Øystein Evensen


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Preetham Elumalai, presently an Assistant Professor (Biochemistry), Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kochi, India. He completed his Masters from University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular immunology from the Institute for Immunology, University of Regensburg, Germany. He did his post-doctoral research in the same university and worked on lectin Glycomics. His current research interests include proteomics and functional genomic approach for the analysis of pathomechanisms of different aquatic diseases, application of nanotechnology for the regulation of nutrient uptake in fish using nutrigenomic approaches, genetic regulation of gene expression across tissues, time and environments.

Kim Thompson has over 25 years of experience in fish immunology with 150 publications related to vaccine development, effects of immunostimulants/feed additives on the immune system, and host pathogen interactions. She has been a partner in numerous EU (e.g. IMAQUANIM, TARGETFISH) and UK funded projects including projects relating to tilapia including a current IVVN pump-priming project examining the maternal transfer of Tilapia lake virus antibodies from broodstock to offspring.

Sreeja Lakshmi presently a post-doctoral researcher at the Moredun Research Institute (MRI), UK, with International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) Fellowship Grant, UK. She holds a Masters degree in Biochemistry from University of Calicut, Kerala. She pursued her PhD in Biochemistry from Molecular Cell Biology, University of Regensburg, Germany. She has had post-doctoral research experience at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tuebingen, Germany.