CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine
This book is described as "the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine and for marine mammal medical facilities around the world." It was written by around 100 contributors who are recognized globally as leaders in their respective fields. This third edition is viewed as the essential guide for all practitioners involved with marine mammals including veterinarians, technicians, biological researchers, students, managers, keepers, curators, and trainers. The 45 chapters cover a wide variety of topics such as pathology, infectious diseases, anesthesia, surgery, husbandry, health assessment, species-specific medicine, and global health concerns such as strandings, oil spills, and entanglements of marine mammals. The book guides the reader through the veterinary care of cetaceans, pinnipeds, manatees, sea otters, and polar bears.