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The Aquatic Veterinarian (TAV)

About The Aquatic Veterinarian (TAV)

The Aquatic Veterinarian (ISSN 2329-5562) is a quarterly publication that provides information about WAVMA's recent activities, member programs and services; important conferences, meetings and educational opportunities; employment opportunities; publication abstracts and book reviews; clinical cases and diagnostic tips; emerging issues, legislation and regulations affecting aquatic veterinary practice; and much, much more.  Original clinical or research articles submitted for The Aquatic Veterinarian are peer-reviewed before publication.


The most recent issues (those published in the last 12 months) are available to current Members only.  Issues older than 12 months are available to non-members.  Veterinary School Library subscriptions for distribution to students, faculty and staff are available ($200/year) - contact The Aquatic Veterinarian Executive Editor for more information.

Want to Contribute?

Articles from members and non-members are welcome. Please first read the Contributor Instructions & Manuscript Guidance (click to download).  Submit all contributions to The Aquatic Veterinarian Executive Editor

Want to Advertise?

The Aquatic Veterinarian will carry business-card size ads to current Members wanting to promote their veterinary business or clinic, at no cost.  Full, half and quarter-page advertising from commercial companies will be published for a nominal fee - Media Kit (Advertising Rates & Guidelines) - click to download.

Advertising & Article Submission Deadlines

Issue 1 – February 15 (published early March)
Issue 2 – May 15 (published early June)
Issue 3 – August 15 (published early September)
Issue 4 – November 15 (published early December)

Want to Serve as an Associate Editor?

Associate Editors help solicit, review and format contributions for The Aquatic Veterinarian on a regular basis. Please contact The Aquatic Veterinarian Executive Editor for more information.

The Publications Team

The Aquatic Veterinarian is developed by the Executive Editor, Dr. Nick Saint-Erne, and the WAVMA Communications Committee.




Stephen Reichley, DVM, PhD, CertAqV
WAVMA Secretary

Mailing Address

25871 Duran Ave
Conifer, CO 80433
United States