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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Education Opportunities

SeaVet 2021

SeaVet Clinical Training

The SeaVet Clinical Training Program will be offered in the summer of 2021! Check out our course page for updates on course date, registration, and course material. We hope you will join us!

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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

Gas Bubble Disease in Louie the Seahorse

A Save by Aquatic Animal Health Resident Dr. Tatiana Weisbrod and ColleaguesLouie the seahorse is back home in his 45-gallon saltwater tank and doing…

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UF AAH Program Hosts IAAAM Virtual Symposium

In June, the Aquatic Animal Health Program hosted the IAAAM 2020 Virtual Symposium, which had the 2nd largest attendance of any IAAAM conference.

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UF Marine Animal Rescue Returns Hooked Kemps…

The UF Marine Animal Rescue Program returned Kemps Ridley “Isurus” back home to the waters of Cedar Key following his rehabilitation at Clearwater…

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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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