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Michigan State University Aquatic Animal Health


The Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) at Michigan State University offers a variety of diagnostic services for aquatic animals, from publicly and privately managed captive and wild sources. Fish are submitted for health certifications, surveillance, and diagnostic assessment of pathogens in compliance with the Great Lakes Model Program.

The AAHL is a working group of aquatic animal health specialists. There are currently 30+ members with a Principal Investigator, Laboratory Manager, Post-doctoral scholars, PhD students, Sojourn scholars, Masters students, undergraduate laboratory researchers, and support staff, who all work in collaboration with other University Researchers.

Natural Resources Building


We are located in the National Food Safety & Toxicology building along with Labs in the Natural Resources Building and the MSU Research Containment Facility.