Episodes

66. Frankie the Electric Eel

Dec. 6, 2022

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Robert Martinez owner of Aquatic Veterinary Consulting in Utah. Dr. Martinez had a non-traditional route to the aquatics world and describes to list…

65. Froggy Knee Surgery

Nov. 22, 2022

Ever thought about doing knee surgery on a frog? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Bill Van Bonn, the former vice president for animal health and welfare at Shedd Aquarium. We'll dis…

64. Saving Eels With Honey

Nov. 8, 2022

Ever wondered if you could save an an aimal's life just with honey? Well tune in to this week's episode of Aquadocs where Michelle interviews Dr. Brittany Stevens veterinarian at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Ca…

63. 1,801 Turtles + 1 Orca Vet

Oct. 25, 2022

What do you do when 1,801 cold stunned turtles show up in your area? Well, you set up a giant assembly line to provide physical exams and treatment until they can be released back into the wild. On this week's episode of Aqu…

62. American Association of Fish Veterinarians

Oct. 11, 2022

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Roy Yanong and Dr. Hugh Mitchell, members of the executive board of the AAFV (American Association of Fish Veterinarians). Tune in as we discuss the…

61. Passports For Fish

Sept. 27, 2022

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Kathleen Hartman, Senior Staff Veterinarian of Aquaculture Health at USDA APHIS, Veterinary Services. Tune in to learn about the development of the …

60. Sea Lion Cancer

Sept. 13, 2022

Welcome to season 3 of Aquadocs! Thank you to everyone who made the previous two seasons so successful. To kick off our new season, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Alissa Deming, vice president of conservation medici…

Season 3 Trailer

Sept. 12, 2022

Hi everyone! I’m excited to launch season three of Aquadocs this week. From rehabbing pinnipeds, to saving over 1,000 cold stunned sea turtles, to solving the mystery of the electric eel, we’ve got lots of great stuff in sto…

59. FishTracker: The Kids Are On The Case

May 10, 2022

FishTracker is a student-oriented citizen science project based at Cornell University that records and maps the presence of several species of fish, both endangered and invasive, in New York State. What is awesome about this…

58. North Atlantic Right Whales

April 26, 2022

There are fewer than 400 critically endangered North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Human impacts, specifically entanglements in fishing gear and vessels strikes, serve as the biggest threats to the survival of thi…

57. History Lesson on Aquatic Vets

April 12, 2022

On this week's episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. David Scarfe PhD, DVM, MRSSAf, CertAqV, a veterinarian and an extraordinary professor at the university of Pretoria in South Africa and Ludwig Maxim…

56. It's Ok To Ask a Dolphin Its Age

March 29, 2022

What's the best way to age a dolphin? Previously, veterinarians would pull a tooth and count the rings within it, just like you might try to age a tree by its rings. But a recent study by Dr. Ashley Barratclough provides an …

55. Fish Painkillers

March 15, 2022

What are the appropriate painkiller drugs you can use in fish? On this week's episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Claire Grosset, assistant professor in zoological medicine at the Université de Montréal, explains a study she recently p…

54. Saving Atlantic coral

March 8, 2022

Coral are such an important species that most people probably don't even recognize need veterinary attention. On this weeks episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Ilze Berzins, an aquatic animal veterin…

53. Koi vs Bobcat

March 1, 2022

On this weeks episode of Aquadocs, Michelle interviews Dr. Ashley Emanuele, owner of Oak City Aquatics Mobile Veterinary Service, a mobile fish practice that serves hobbyists and fish enthusiasts in North Carolina. During ou…

52. Why Dolphins Need Salt

Feb. 22, 2022

On this weeks episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Ryan Takeshita, Deputy Director of Conservation Medicine and Research Scientist with the National Marine Mammal Foundation about his recent paper on …

51. Populating Wisconsin Water Ways

Feb. 15, 2022

This week on AQUADOCS, Michelle speaks with her good friends Dr. Danielle Godard, Dr. Nicole Nietlisbach, and Willow Smith from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Fish Health Team. Fun fact, nearly all of the lake…

50. Building a New Marine Mammal Stranding Network

Feb. 8, 2022

On this weeks episode of AQUADOCS, Michelle interviews Dr. Cindy Driscoll, Maryland state fish and wildlife veterinarian and clinical instructor at the university of Maryland. Starting a new marine mammal standing network to…

49. Dolphin Fever

Feb. 1, 2022

Welcome to our 2022 season to Aquadocs! We are so excited to kick things off with Dr. Sarah Churgin, veterinarian at Ocean Park in Hong Kong. In this episode, Dr. Churgin discusses the perks and challenges of practicing in a…

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…