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Congrats Class of 2021!

AAH Class of 2021: (From Left to Right) Christina King, Jenny Lind, Bryce Talsma, Telsa Richards, Brooke Newmans, Brittany Liguori, Alyssa Blew. Congrats to the Aquatic Animal Health Program Class of 2021 Graduates! Their efforts over the past four years have been nothing short of amazing! Good…

Lipidomics reveals specific lipid molecules associated with cold stress syndrome in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)

Publication: Griffin, Emily K., Kaylie Anne Costa, Juan J. Aristizabal-Henao, Michael P. Napolitano, Margaret E. Hunter, Jason A. Ferrante, and John A. Bowden. “Lipidomics reveals specific lipid molecules associated with cold stress syndrome in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris).” Marine Biology 168, no. 6 (2021): 1-9.…

Sperm Whale Stranding on St. Lucie Beach, FL

The University of Florida veterinarians Dr. Mike Walsh and Dr. Craig Pelton, assisted network partners with the animal necropsy to determine the cause of death for this animal. The full story can be found here.    Photo courtesy of NOAA and  …

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.

Chronic exposure to glyphosate in Florida manatee

Publication: De María, Maite, Cecilia Silva-Sanchez, Kevin J. Kroll, Michael T. Walsh, Mohammad-Zaman Nouri, Margaret E. Hunter, Monica Ross, Tonya M. Clauss, and Nancy D. Denslow. 2021. “Chronic Exposure to Glyphosate in Florida Manatee.” Environment International 152 (July). doi:10.1016/j.envint.2021.106493.

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…

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