Episodes

2022 Launch Trailer!

Jan. 25, 2022

Tune in on February 1, 2022 for the launch of Aquadocs Season 2! In the meantime a huge thank you to all our listeners, check out our newly launched store to get your very own Aquadocs merch , and life update - I'm engaged!!

48. A Tribute to Winter the Dolphin

Dec. 7, 2021

On this final Aquadocs episode of 2021, Michelle interviews Dr. Shelly Marquardt, veterinarian at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, as a special tribute to Winter the Dolphin. Winter, one of the bottlenose dolphins at Clearwater w…

47. ZooMed Residency Info and Case Study of Coconut

Nov. 30, 2021

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Michelle speaks with Dr. Jenessa Gjeltema, Assistant Professor of zoological Medicine at the UC Davis School of veterinary medicine and Head veterinarian at the Sacramento Zoo, about one o…

46. Sustainable Aquaculture to End World Hunger

Nov. 16, 2021

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Michelle interviews Dr. Paola Barato, Scientific Director and CEO of CORPAVET and FAO Consultant and professor. Dr. Barato works with groups across the developing world and especially in S…

45. Fish are Friends AND Food!

Nov. 2, 2021

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Michelle joins fellow podcast hosts Shaun O'Loughlin, Justin Grant, and Maddie Cassidy of Aquademia Podcast for a discussion about seafood regulation and sustainability. And check out thei…

44. Going Through a Phage: The Best Way to Stop a Bacteria

Oct. 26, 2021

In a world where we are constantly worried about viruses and bacteria, Dr. Whitney Greene, clinical veterinary fellow at Walt Disney World, describes a treatment that can actually use these bugs to our advantage— bacteriopha…

43. Best Homework Ever! (And Leatherback Turtles)

Oct. 19, 2021

Podcasts about aquatic medicine for homework? #BestHomeworkEver! Tune in this week on Aquadocs as Dr. Heather Harris, faculty at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, explains how Aquadocs has been a critical resource for her and her st…

42. #GetVaxed: Fish Edition

Oct. 12, 2021

This week on Aquadocs, Dr. Hugh Mitchell, Owner of AquaTactics Fish Health discusses the development of fish vaccines and how important they are to the industry. He also shares his experience as a foodfish veterinarian for p…

41. Dolphin CT Scans and Ultrasound

Oct. 5, 2021

Can you believe it's already season 2 of Aquadocs! Thanks to all of our amazing supporters for getting us this far. To start us off on another incredible season, Dr. Marina Ivančić founder of ZooRadOne discusses aquatic anim…

Coming Soon! Aquadocs Season 2

Sept. 28, 2021

Have you missed Aquadocs? Well, get excited! Season 2 launches next Tuesday, October 5th. We've got lots in store for you this season. Here's a little sneak peak.

40. Season 1 Finale: Saving Turtles with Blood Patches and Fish Skin Patches

June 29, 2021

Squirting blood into a ruptured lung might sound crazy, but it is actually a very successful method for saving the lives of injured sea turtles. On our season 1 finale of Aquadocs, Dr. Shane Boylan from the South Carolina Aq…

39. Dolphin Sounds and Whale Songs

June 22, 2021

Is it possible to monitor the health of dolphins and other cetaceans just through sound? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Laura May-Collado, senior lecturer at the University of Vermont and research associate at the S…

37. Fisheries Conservation

June 15, 2021

How does a salmon grow from an egg and make it into your plate? On this week’s episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Nora Hickey and Dr. Katherine Onofyton, program Veterinarians at the Northwest India…

37. The Ripple Effect of Science Communication

June 8, 2021

How do you create change with conservation? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Claire Simeone, a marine mammal veterinarian and founder of Sea Change Health, discusses how everyone has a role in making a difference in t…

36. Pioneering Aquatics in the Caribbean

May 25, 2021

How do you introduce an entire nation to aquatic medicine? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Carla Phillips Savage, an aquatic one health practitioner and Trinidad and Tobago's only aquatic veterinarian, describes her …

35. Salmon Medicine

May 18, 2021

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Christine Parker-Graham, Wildlife Veterinarian and Veterinary medical officer at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, discusses the principles of salmon medicine and how to run diagnostic s…

34. SANCCOB Penguins

May 11, 2021

Do you know what a penguin chick sounds like? And how do you properly treat an oiled seabird? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. David Roberts from SANCCOB (Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Bi…

33. Hawaiian Monk Seal Vaccines

May 4, 2021

Vaccines seem to be all the rage today. But did you know that the Hawaiian monk seals are also receiving vaccines to keep their population alive? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Michelle Barbieri from the Hawaiian Mo…

32. Shark Reproduction

April 27, 2021

How do you artificially inseminate a shark? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, shark whisperer Dr. Rob Jones of the Aquarium Vet discusses his long-term passion for shark medicine and his novel techniques for artificial ins…

31. Marine Iguanas and Galapagos Vets

April 20, 2021

Do you know that Darwin wasn't the last scientist to study animals in the Galapagos? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Greg Lewbart, professor of aquatic animal medicine at North Carolina State, discusses his long-time…

30. CSI Aquadocs

April 13, 2021

Toxicologists are constantly solving mysteries. Tune in this week as Dr. Robert Poppenga, a professor in the California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, h…

29. Blood Transfusions For Dolphins

April 6, 2021

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Claire Madden, a veterinarian at Sea World Australia, describes a recent case in which one of the dolphins in her care received three separate blood transfusions. Spoiler alert: the do…

28. Training and Positive Reinforcement

March 30, 2021

Completing routine examinations and even difficult procedures relies on a strong relationship between the animal, veterinarian, and the owner/trainer/keeper. On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Ken Ramirez of Karen Pryor Cli…

27. Do Fish Feel Pain?

March 23, 2021

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, tune in as Dr. Frédéric Chatigny from the Université de Sherbrooke describes his research on the great debate in fish medicine: do fish feel pain?