Animal research annual statistics

Animal research annual statistics

In 2017, the University used 15,268 animals in research. The vast majority of these were rodents, predominantly mice and some rats (83.6%), and fish (14.3%).

University of Aberdeen – Animal Usage Figures – 2017

 

Animal

 

No. of procedures

Rats

730

Mice

12034

Other Rodents

0

Hamster

0

Guinea Pigs

0

Rabbits

0

Fish (includes Zebra fish)

2184

Xenopus

121

Newt

0

Birds

26

Voles

173

Totals

15268

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