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Increased Deaths in Manatees at the Start of 2021

“National Geographic” released an article on March 17th about “More than 430 manatees have perished in 2021. Why are they dying?”. Our clinical training coordinator, Dr. Mike Walsh, was able to provide insight on this issue in the article.

Gas Bubble Disease in Louie the Seahorse

A Save by Aquatic Animal Health Resident Dr. Tatiana Weisbrod and Colleagues Louie the seahorse is back home in his 45-gallon saltwater tank and doing swimmingly, thanks to innovative treatment at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine for a…

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 program, will be moving forward with her training for as our next resident! Her residency will be a total of 3 years and include training from UF,…

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 created, check out this “UF to the Rescue” new article.

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! Dr. Jonathan Cowart, Dr. Aristide Kamla, and Dr. Jessica Jacob all did an exemplary job and we could not be more proud of all three of them.

Mass Stranding of Pilot Whales in Redington Beach

On Monday July 29th, a mass stranding of 5 pilot whales stranded on Redington Beach. Dr. Walsh of the UF Aquatic Animal Health Program, provided veterinary assistance in collaboration with Clearwater Marine Aquarium, NOAA, and FWC organizations towards the rescue of these animals. Three of the whales were taken…

Marine Science Center’s Conservation Intitiative

Marine Science Center (MSC) and program adjunct faculty Dr. Craig Pelton, was recognized in the Daytona Beach News-Journal yesterday July 22, 2019, for his work at the MSC and particularly his work on sea turtles in the Ponce Inlet community. Dr. Pelton and the MSC team has ” helped 900…

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