VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Aquatic Animal Medicine

Associate Editor

Shane Raidal

Shane Raidal

Board Certification

  • Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, Fellow (FANZCVS), 2003


  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, 1989
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 1994

Current Professional Activities

  • Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia
  • Teaching Systemic Pathology, Avian and Fish Medicine. Research into health problems of aquatic animals; veterinary pathology and virology

Past Professional Activities

  • Private Practice 1989 – 1994 (Sydney)

Marital Status

  • Married to the wonderful Sharanne Raidal (BVSc, MVSt, PhD, MACVSc, Equine Medicine)


  • Two great boys Lachlan and Jackson


  • Two tropical fish aquariums with lots of South American cichlids and one cat


  • SCUBA diving — Rottnest Island and Ningaloo reef are Australia’s best kept secrets.
  • Aquarium fish Bird watching Photography Bush walking and cycle touring (maybe again when the boys grow up)

Favorite Quote

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, I don't know.”
— Mark Twain

What I Like Most About VIN

Keeping in contact with colleagues around the world and learning new things every day.

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