About The Author

Dr. Véronique LePage

Dr. LePage is a veterinarian with a special interest in aquatic animals and pathology. She is currently the owner of an aquatic veterinary consulting practice, associate veterinarian at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and Adjunct Faculty member at the Ontario Veterinary College. Dr. LePage has published a number of scholarly articles on fish diseases, spearheaded 2 major fish disease surveillance projects in Canada and conducted extensive research on diseases of captive syngnathids. She has been involved in a number of other research projects including the investigation of type E botulism outbreaks on the Great Lakes, sea turtle conservation work in Kenya and disease investigations in fish pertaining to viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus, koi herpes virus and amyloid associated with neoplasia in tricolour sharkminnows.