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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.

Distance Learning: Summer and Fall Registration Is Now Open!

Registration Online registration for the Summer and Fall semester courses began on March 23, 2015! Take Our Courses Online! Our Distance Education Program in Aquatic Animal Health is relatively new and new courses will continue to be added over the next several years. Our long term goals include offering…

The AAH Program has a new Facebook Page!

We are celebrating the New Year with New Online Courses, a New Facebook Page and Website! Our Facebook page is another way to stay connected with the Aquatic Animal Health program. You can look forward to videos, program updates and so much more. Please like our page and share it…

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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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