Ocean Vet

Ocean Vet – Diaries

The final episode of Ocean Vet provides a fascinating insight into the making of this groundbreaking series. The crew look back and reveal their favourite moments, close calls and toughest challenges, and we discover just exactly what it took for Neil to become Bermuda’s Ocean Vet.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 11


Ocean Vet – Sargasso Sea

Neil and Choy discover the heart of the Sargassum community and work alongside veteran aquarium collector Chris Flook to reveal how crucial the sargassum seaweed is to the health of the entire ocean. Follow the team as they collect samples for an exhibit that will educate local school children on the unique species and tiny life that lives within these golden rainforests of the ocean.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 10


Ocean Vet – Humpback Whale

Neil works with a team of scientists and marine mammal toxicologists on an expedition to prove the presence of deadly toxins inside Bermuda’s mid-migratory humpback whales. Follow Neil and his team into the danger zone as they get up close and personal with 50-tonne humpbacks, collecting biopsy samples using an adapted compound bow.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 9


Ocean Vet – Night Sharks

Neil and the Ocean Vet team embark on a study to document the shark species that come close to Bermuda beaches at night. Locals say you shouldn’t swim in the sea at night, Neil and his team set out to understand why. Watch Neil complete a series of dangerous night dives in potentially shark-infested waters.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 8


Ocean Vet – The Bermuda Black Grouper

Neil combines his veterinary knowledge and dive skills to assist the Bermuda department of fisheries on a exciting and dangerous mission to protect the breeding grounds of the Bermuda black grouper. Watch Neil anaesthetize these fish and surgically implant acoustic tags before trailing a dangerous but less invasive grouper tagging system and deploying a uniquely designed grouper trap.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 7


Ocean Vet – The Sixgill Shark

Neil tests his veterinary skills and diving abilities to the max on a rescue mission to save the life of a prehistoric shark. Follow the team as they work onboard a commercial fishing vessel to help save a six gill shark tangled in deep-set fishing lines.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 6


Ocean Vet – The Bermuda Turtle Project

Neil deploys his veterinary skills to help save Bermuda’s Green sea turtles and assist with groundbreaking scientific research on their health and populations. Watch as Neil and the Ocean Vet team work alongside the longest standing turtle research project in the world, the Bermuda Turtle Project.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 5


Ocean Vet – The Mighty Marlin

Neil expands his veterinary knowledge and tests his fishing skills to their limit in one of the teams most exciting adventures. Watch as Neil and the Ocean Vet team wrestle a monster blue marlin to the side of the boat to attach a satellite tag that will expand the scientific knowledge of this species by revealing its oceanic migrations.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 4


Ocean Vet – Tiger Sharks

Neil Burnie and the team mark the end of a seven-year study of Bermuda’s tiger sharks by embarking on a dangerous mission to satellite tag one of these giant oceanic predators.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 3


Ocean Vet – Eagle Rays

Neil and the Ocean Vet team are faced with an intense day of veterinary work checking the health of endangered spotted eagle rays. Teaming up with international scientist Dr. Matt Ajemian and eagle ray wrangler Chris Flook the team faces a tricky task to capture one of the most intelligent fish in the ocean in some of the Bermudas most beautiful surroundings.


Episode Length: 00:23:00

Year: 2015

Episode: 2


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