aquatic animal health professional




Aquatic animal health professionals diagnose, prevent and treat diseases, injuries and dysfunctions of aquatic animals by implementing appropriate sampling protocols. They supervise the use of medicines, including vaccines, and collect data on fish health, making regular reports to the appropriate personnel. They may provide care to a wide range of aquatic animals or specialise  in the treatment of a particular group or in a particular speciality area. They may provide advice, support and training to farm staff on best practice with regard to the health and welfare of the cultured organisms.

Alternative label

  • aquatic animal health consultant

  • aquatic animal health specialist

  • aquatic animals health professional

  • aquatic animals health specialist

  • aquaculture health adviser

  • aquaculture health specialist

  • aquatic marine health adviser

  • aquaculture health consultant

  • aquatic marine health specialist

  • aquaculture health expert

  • aquaculture health professional

  • aquatic animal health adviser

  • aquatic animal health expert

  • aquatic marine health consultant

  • marine animal health expert

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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