Guidelines for the Care and Welfare of Cephalopods in Research –A consensus based on an initiative by CephRes, FELASA and the Boyd Group

@article{Fiorito2015GuidelinesFT,
  title={Guidelines for the Care and Welfare of Cephalopods in Research –A consensus based on an initiative by CephRes, FELASA and the Boyd Group},
  author={Graziano Fiorito and Andrea Affuso and Jennifer Basil and Alison Cole and Paolo De Girolamo and Livia D’Angelo and Ludovic Dickel and Camino Gestal and Frank W. Grasso and Michael J. Kuba and Felix Christopher Mark and Daniela Melillo and Daniel C. Osorio and Kerry Perkins and Giovanna Ponte and Nadav Shashar and David Smith and Jane A. Smith and Paul L R Andrews},
  journal={Laboratory Animals},
  year={2015},
  volume={49},
  pages={1 - 90}
}
This paper is the result of an international initiative and is a first attempt to develop guidelines for the care and welfare of cephalopods (i.e. nautilus, cuttlefish, squid and octopus) following the inclusion of this Class of ∼700 known living invertebrate species in Directive 2010/63/EU. It aims to provide information for investigators, animal care committees, facility managers and animal care staff which will assist in improving both the care given to cephalopods, and the manner in which… 

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