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Marine animal health

The project Marine Animal Health has as main objectives the evaluation, monitoring and improving of health in the marine fauna of the Mediterranean Sea, contributing to conservation of the marine ecosystem.


  1. Assessment of health status in the marine fauna of the Mediterranean Sea.
  2. Surveillance of infectious diseases involved.
  3. Epidemiological studies on the definition of these diseases.

Start date: January 1st, 2002

Head of the research line:
Sánchez-Vizcaíno Rodríguez, José Manuel

VISAVET unit involved:

•  Viral Immunology and Preventive Medicine Unit (SUAT)

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