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Tal Ben-Horin

Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Center for Marine Sciences and Technology

303 College Circle
Morehead City, NC 28557

P: 252.222.6312



Ben-Horin is an aquatic pathologist working in coastal marine ecosystems. His research group uses field studies, laboratory experiments, and mathematical models to study disease processes in fish and shellfish populations. Working closely with industry and regulators, their work addresses relevant questions to identify biosecurity measures to minimize disease impacts to aquaculture and fisheries.


  • Aquatic pathology
  • Aquaculture biosecurity
  • Infectious disease ecology in coastal marine ecosystems