June 17–28, 2024

Gainesville, FL

Conducted in Hybrid Format

Please Note: Course will not be held on June 19th (Juneteenth) and that a makeup day will instead be held on June 22nd.

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Tentative Course Topics

Below are a list of possible topics covered at the SeaVet Clinical Training Course.

  • Environments-Water and air Quality, design
  • Cetaceans
    • Anatomy
    • Behavior
    • Medicine
    • Wild Dolphin Conservation
  • Fish
    • Fish Medicine
    • Elasmobranchs
    • Management
  • Sea Turtles
    • Medicine
    • Anatomy/Necropsy
  • Manatees
    • Pathology
    • Anatomy
    • Behavior
    • Medicine
  • Aquatic Birds
  • Amphibians
  • Invertebrates
  • Corals
  • Pinnipeds including walrus
  • Otters
  • Welfare
  • Techniques
    • Cytology
    • Hematology
    • Anesthesia
    • Phage Therapy and Antibiotic Resistance
    • Management
    • Ophthalmology
    • Stranding
    • Health Assessments
    • Diet Considerations
    • Zoonotic Disease
    • Infectious Disease
    • Entanglement
    • Radiology
  • Lunchtime virtual tours of some facilities
  • Options for additional lectures
Sea Turtle Lecture at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Sea Turtle Lecture at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

We look forward to still having a great SeaVet course and hope you will join us!

UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Our mission, as set forth in our Strategic Plan, is the advancement of the health and welfare of animals, humans and the veterinary medical profession through world-class education, innovative research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The College of Veterinary Medicine is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education.

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