Invertebrates

 


Captive Management  Husbandry

Manuals

 

If the contact details for a specific Manual has changed or you know of, or are searching for, a specific Manual which is not listed here, please contact me and I will endeavour to assist.

Many of the following Husbandry Manuals are available from one or more of the regional Zoo Management Associations; unfortunately in most cases you need to be a financial member of the relevant Association in order to be eligible to obtain a copy of a Manual. However, wherever possible, contact details for obtaining a copy directly from the authors (or elsewhere) is provided.

 

 

Invertebrate Husbandry Manuals

Poisonous or Venomous Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish and
Invertebrates in Captivity Management Guidelines
Warren Spencer (2004).
Bristol Zoo Gardens
The Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland,
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Bugs Alive! A Guide to Keeping Australian Invertebrates
A. Henderson, D. Henderson & J. Sinclair (2008).
A guide to the care, housing and display of over 90 species of Ants, Beetles, Butterflies & Moths, Cockroaches, Crickets & Katydids, Grasshoppers, Mantids, Phasmids, True Bugs, Wasps, Primitive Spiders, Modern Spiders, Scorpions, Centipedes, Millipedes, Slugs & Snails.

(BOOK). Go here to order a copy.

Information On Human Health Hazards From Animal Diseases (Zoonoses)
Compiled by John Potter (2007).
Contact me for availability

Management Guideline Manual for Invertebrate Live Food Species
Warren Spencer & Jenny Spencer (eds), (2006).
Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol, BS8 3HA, United Kingdom.
Email: wspencer@bristolzoo.org.uk or jspencer@bristolzoo.org.uk
EAZA
 

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Phylum:Arthropoda

Insecta

Giant Mantid Husbandry Manual
Patrick Honan (2004).
Contact:
Patrick Honan,
Melbourne Zoo, PO Box 74, Parkville, Vic. 3052, Australia.
Phone: + 61 3 9285 9300
Fax: + 61 3 9285 9330
Email:
mz@zoo.org.au
ARAZPA

Giant Grasshopper Husbandry Manual
Patrick Honan (2003).
Contact:
Patrick Honan,
Melbourne Zoo, PO Box 74, Parkville, Vic. 3052, Australia.
Phone: + 61 3 9285 9300
Fax: + 61 3 9285 9330
Email:
mz@zoo.org.au
ARAZPA

Toad Hoppers (Buforania crassa) Husbandry Manual
P. Comber (2005).
Contact me for availability

Thorny Stick Insect (Ctenomorphodes briareus) Husbandry Manual
Julie Murphy (2003).
Hard copies available ($22.00AUD for postage & Handling) from:
Healesville Sanctuary
Discovery & Learning
P.O. Box 248,
Healesville 3777 Victoria, Australia.
E-mail:
llowe@zoo.org.au
NOTE: There is also a range of teacher notes and student activities available for free downloading from here

Spiny Stick Insect (Extatosoma tiaratum) Husbandry Manual
Patrick Honan (2004).
Contact:
Patrick Honan,
Melbourne Zoo, PO Box 74, Parkville, Vic. 3052, Australia.
Phone: + 61 3 9285 9300
Fax: + 61 3 9285 9330
Email: invertebrates@zoo.org.au

ARAZPA

Lord Howe Island Stick Insect Husbandry Manual
P. Honan, R. Cleave, N. Dowsett, R. Anderson & Z. Marston (2007).
Go here to download

Giant Prickly Stick / Mcleary's Spectre Husbandry Data Sheet
Liz Haskins, (2006).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

New Guinea Walkingstick Husbandry Data Sheet
Tanya K. Minott, (2006).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Goliath Stick Insect Husbandry Manual
Bearman, T. (2007).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Frégate Island Giant Tenebrionid Beetle Management Guidelines
A. Ferguson & P. Pearce-Kelly, (2004).
Contact me for availability

Rolling, Rolling, Rolling...Captive Breeding of the Dung Beetle, Canthon imitator
Erin M. Sullivan (undated).
Insect Keeper, Woodland Park Zoo.
Go here to download

Lesser Antilles Hercules Beetle Husbandry Guidelines
J.-Y. Robert (2005).
EAZA

Sunburst Diving Beetle Husbandry Data Sheet
Adam G. Stern (2006).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

False Death's Head Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
Jamie Sincage (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Giant South American Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
Tanya K. Minott (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Haitian Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
Donna Stockton (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Madagascan Hissing Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
John V Matuszek (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Madagascan Hissing Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
Liz Haskins (2006).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Madagascan Hissing Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
Jamie Sincage (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Madagascan Hissing Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
Donna Stockton (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Madagascan Hissing Cockroach Husbandry Data Sheet
Marina Haynes (2006).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Giant Burrowing Cockroach Husbandry Manual
Todd, E. (2006).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Toe-biter Husbandry Data Sheet
Adam G. Stern (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Drosophila husbandry guidelines
Grace Panganiban (undated).
E-mail: gepangan@facstaff.wisc.edu

Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

Propagation Handbook for the Karner Blue Butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis
Department of Conservation and Research, The Toledo Zoo.
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Management Guidelines for the Welfare of Zoo Animals – Barberry Carpet Moth Pareulype berberata
Brennan, E. and Waring, P. (2007).
EAZA
 

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Arachnida

Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula Husbandry Data Sheet
Marina Haynes/Ashley Miller (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula Husbandry Data Sheet
Shawn Erdman (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download


Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula Husbandry Data Sheet
Liz Haskins (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Exotic Tarantula Husbandry Manual
Psaila, N. (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Funnel Web Spider Husbandry Guidelines
Battishill, V. (undated).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Wolf Spider Husbandry Manual
Gane, A. (undated).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

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Crustacea

Northern Crayfish Husbandry Data Sheet
Andrew T Snider (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Northern Clearwater Crayfish Husbandry Data Sheet
Marina Haynes & Ashley Miller (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

Rusty Crayfish Husbandry Data Sheet
Andrew T Snider (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

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Phylum: Mollusca

Gastropoda

Polynesian Tree Snail Management Guidelines
P. Pearce-Kelly, E. Blake, R. Goellner & A. Snider (2007).
EAZA

Partulid Tree Snail Management Guidelines

P. Pearce-Kelly, E. Blake & A. Snider (2002).
Contact me for availability
 

Cephalopoda

Keeping and Breeding the Dwarf Cuttlefish Sepia bandensis
Richard Ross (2005).
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

Blue Ringed Octopus Husbandry Manual
Hayter, L. (2005).
Available at web site (PDF):
Go here to download

 

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Phylum: Cnidaria


Hydrozoa

Advances in Coral Husbandry in Public Aquariums
Rob Leewis and Max Janse (eds) (2008). (BOOK)
Go here to order a copy

or:
Go here to download
 

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Anthozoa

Advances in Coral Husbandry in Public Aquariums
Rob Leewis and Max Janse (eds) (2008). (BOOK)
Go here to order a copy

or:
Go here to download

Aquarium Corals : Selection, Husbandry and Natural History
Eric H. Borneman & J. E. N. Veron (2001).
(BOOK).

Super Corals (Montipora undata)
Dana Riddle (2008).
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

Captive husbandry of Goniopora spp.
Julian Sprung (2002).
Available at web site (HTML):
Go here to download

 

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Syphozoa

How to Keep Jellyfish in Aquariums: An Introductory Guide for Maintaining Healthy Jellies
Chad L. Widmer (2008).
(BOOK).
Preorder this book here

 

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