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Supplemental veterinary continuing education credit from nonveterinary aquatic animal health sources

Aquatic animal medicine is a rapidly growing discipline of veterinary medicine with an ever-increasing demand for veterinarians who can examine and treat a variety of aquatic animals from marine mammals and sea birds to reptiles, amphibians, finfish, shellfish, and other invertebrates. Many aquatic veterinarians in private practice have clients who are aquarium and koi pond keepers or are involved in commercial seafood aquaculture and fish farming. In addition, more aquatic animal veterinarians are needed to fill positions in government agencies, universities, zoos, and aquariums and to work with tropical