by: Erika Benitez , Sarah Prather
Spawning aids are used to help fish be able to reproduce quicker and more efficiently with a higher chance of the offspring's survival.
Aquaculture veterinarians can treat a variety of marine life including but not limited to marine mammals, sea turtles, and fish.
Vaccines are used to help immunize and protect the fish from disease and infection.
This website provided most of the information for the education and the work conditions for an aquaculture veterinarian. It explains the requirements to become and aquaculture veterinarian and the starting salary pay.
"Veterinary Approach." Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. 05 Feb. 2014 <http://www.privacy.wi.gov/Farms/Fish_Farms/Fish_Health/Veterinary_Approach/?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1>.
This websites provides and in-depth explanation of the carrier for an aquaculture veterinarian. It talks about the specific areas that they work in along with the people that they must work with. It talks about the different environments that they have to work in and it also talks about the demand for this job growing in the upcoming years.
DR. Skip Jack
Dr. Skip Jack spent three weeks in Nigeria teaching bout fish health to other aquaculture veterinarians.
LSU Veterinary School receives award from the American fisheries Society. He is best known for the discovery of enteric septicemia and for describing the causative bacterium.
Aquaculture veterinarians are in charge of testing different fish to find new diseases, and later finding a way to prevent this disease from affecting other fishes.