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AAFV Membership


Membership in the American Association of Fish Veterinarians includes the following benefits:

  • Communicate and network with a group of clinically focused fish veterinarians
  • Fish specific veterinary continuing education
  • Practice listed in "Find a Fish Vet" locator and directory for potential cleints
  • Listserv (discussion of clinical cases)
  • Case reports
  • Work towards future certificate/board certification in fish medicine
  • Client handouts and resources
  • Student scholarship
  • Externship/other student opportunities


 Membership year runs from January 1 to December 31 each year

Dues paid after Nov 1 will apply to upcoming year

Any member who has not paid by March 1 will be removed from membership until dues are paid

At this time, membership is limited to the US and Canada.

Use the "Join Now" button for New Memberships
the Member Center at the top for Renewals

*Remember to use your existing password for your renewal,
otherwise your membership will be entered as a new member*




New Membership Categories Added!

Yes, you are invited to become members, too!

Veterinary Technicians - AAFV membership fee $50

Veterinary Technician Students - AAFV membership fee $25



Veterinary and Veterinary Technician Students

Fish medicine is the future and we welcome you as a future colleague!

Current Veterinary Student Chapter head is:

Justin Stilwell at

Member advisors are: Dr. Tom Waltzek at tbwaltzek@ufl
Dr. Hugh Mitchell at


Student Member Requirements

 Students must be sponsored by a current voting member of the AAFV and either:

1) a current veterinary or veterinary technician student at an AVMA accredited veterinary school or

2) a veterinarian who graduated from an AVMA accredited school pursuing another graduate degree (MS, PhD, Residency, etc)

Annual dues are $25