Research. Medicine. Conservation.

Our mission is to provide sustainable state of the art training, education, diagnostics, and research support for managed care and wild aquatic species. (Photo courtesy David Schricte.)

About our program


Our Program in a Splash!

We have a wide range of opportunities that put learning about aquatic animal health at the forefront of conservation. Which opportunity is right for you?

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2020 Updates!

SeaVet Clinical Training

The SeaVet Clinical Training Program will be offered this year from June 15-26 fully online via Zoom. Please visit our course website to find out about how the course will plan to run, upcoming registration, and more! We hope you will join us for another great year!

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Fun online learning for kids

Aquatic Animal Lessons

We have created fun learning videos all about aquatic animals topics to keep your kids/students engaged at home. Optional learning questions accompany these videos. Come and enjoy learning with the Aquatic Animal Health Program!

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Recent News

Welcome To The New Aquatics Resident and Intern!

We are thrilled to announce our next resident and intern joining the program! Dr. Tatiana Weisbrod, former intern and masters student of the…

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Innovations to the Rescue!

Dr. Walsh has been working towards finding new ways to help sick or injured marine animals. To learn more about some of the inventions he has…

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Ph.D.’s in the Power of Threes!

  The Aquatic Animal Health Program is extremely excited to announce that three of our Ph.D. candidates have passed their final defenses…

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Interested in learning more about our courses or have a question about our program? Click the link below to send us your message and we will get back to you as soon as possible! We look forward to hearing from you.

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Career and Internship Opportunities

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Our Upcoming Events

Interested in getting involved with our program? We offer a wide range of opportunities such a monthly seminar series, trainings, courses, and more. Visit our calendar to see what events are coming up for our program.

Learning Opportunities

Teaching the next generation and you.

Outreach is a key component in our program! We love to visit schools, go to festivals, or even come to your summer camp to teach you and your children all about aquatic animals.


University of Florida


As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.



Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

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