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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…

Join us for our semester Seminar Series!

Each semester, we offer a monthly seminar on Aquatic Animal Health topics. It is our goal to invite speakers to present on current topics on various animals about conservation, medicine, and husbandry. This provides a sneak peak into what the field is currently working on. If you have a topic…

SeaVet 2019

SeaVet 2019 has finally arrived! Please feel free to visit our course website information on the course and registration details.

Bottlenose Dolphin Swims Free of Fishing Gear

On Monday March 11th, UF Aquatic Animal Health veterinarians and staff along with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, University of Florida, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and MyFWC , disentangled a young male dolphin calf with multiple…

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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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