The Fish Vet provides diagnostic services for all things fish. Now with bases in PERTH | MELBOURNE | SYDNEY | TOWNSVILLE | BRIBIE ISLAND

TheFishVet provides a comprehensive on-site, and off-site fish diseases diagnostic services for all aquatic animal species including pet-fish, aquacultured food-fish (abalone, barramundi, salmonids), and aquatic animals in public aquaria (sharks and rays), research projects and for export testing. We deal with fishes raised in aquariums, ponds, lakes, aquaponics or any other water features.

The Fish Vet’s team gives clients a one-stop-shop to aquatic veterinary health services and diagnostics:

  • Diagnostics
  • Medicines for Treatment
  • Prevention / Biosecurity
  • Education and Training
  • Research


The Fish Vet has an expert team of veterinarians Australia-wide:


Dr Loh – BSc, BVMS, MPhil, MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV

Based in Perth, Western Australia, has expertise in ornamental fish medicine, management of public aquaria, and pathology/laboratory testing. He is a Certified Aquatic Veterinarian, a NATA-accredited signatory, and has completed post-graduate examinations in both Pathobiology, and Aquatic Animal Health.

Ms Gomes – BVM, MVM, CertAqV

Based in Bribie Island, Queensland, Ms Gomes has extensive expertise in prawn/shrimp (from her native land of Brazil), and barramundi and molecular diagnostics from her PhD;

Dr Hayakijkosol – BVSc, MSc, PhD, CertAqV

Based in Townsville, Queensland, our aquatic animal specialist has a strong molecular background in aquatic animal diseases diagnostics and experience in aquatic species including fish, crustaceans and turtles;

Dr Brown – BSc, BVMS, CertFHP, MANZCVS (Aquatics)

Based in Melbourne, Victoria, Dr Brown has expertise in salmonid and abalone production, and also operates as a small animal veterinary practitioner; and

Dr Nedved – BVSc (Hons) BScAgr (Hons)

Based in Sydney, New South Wales, Dr Nedved manages a large zebrafish facility in Sydney including overseeing the veterinary care and breeding programs. She has experience with aquatic species including fish, amphibians and reptiles as well as specialised experience in artificial breeding of zebrafish including in-vitro fertilization and sperm freezing.


For a complete list of services and fees, please download the manual below.

TFV Services and Fees 2016

Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPh (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, CMAVA, NATA Signatory.
Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist
Mobile Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
Ph: +61 (0)421 822 383
Skype: thefishvet

President WAVMA 2014

Adjunct Lecturer Murdoch University

Note, we do not offer aquarium and pond maintenance services.


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