Symposium on aquatic animals, Sydney.

Don’t let this one swim past you!

Join us at the upcoming symposium on aquatic animals to be held 31 January to 2 February 2018 hosted at the UNSW Sydney.

The main theme of this year’s event is fish health and welfare.

The symposium covers aquatic species in research, wild and public aquariums with a special focus on laboratory zebrafish during the second day of the symposium.

We have confirmed the following expert speakers:

Professor Craig Johnson will be speaking about fish pain

Dr Marcus Crim presenting advances in zebrafish health monitoring

A/Prof Culum Brown speaking about fish intelligence and sentience

Dr Richmond Loh speaking about diseases of freshwater fish

The event will be of interest to aquarists and aquatic professionals, animal technicians, facility managers, veterinarians, animal welfare officers and AEC members.

For more information please refer to the symposium website:

Abstract submissions close 20 Dec 2017 and registration closes 12 January 2018.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or require further information.

Hope to see you there…

Dr Lucie Nedved BVSc (Hons), BScAgr (Hons)

Animal Welfare Officer, Research Ethics & Compliance Support

UNSW Sydney


T: +61 (2) 9385 7389

M: +61 466 201 323




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