An Exploration of Marine Parasitic Crustacea An Interactive CD-ROM. Presented by Timothy M. Goater, Ph.D., Malaspina University-College. ISBN: 1-8969-86221.

It is most refreshing to witness the emergence of computer software dedicated to parasitology education. This most recent effort by Tim Goater represents a valuable contribution to parasitologists and invertebrate zoologists wishing to provide information about a group of marine parasites to their students. Goater has made his CD-ROM user friendly in every conceivable way, beginning with specification of minimum system requirements and easy to follow installation instructions. Hardware requirements include: a Pentium processor, Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT, 32 MB RAM, 10MB free hard disk space, CD-ROM drive and sound card, and 800 by 600 screen resolution with more than 256 colors. The title of this software is somewhat misleading. In fact, Goater provides more information than the title indicates, beginning with an overview of parasitism in...

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