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Durham University

Animal Research at Durham University

Animal Figures


Procedures involving animals licensed under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (ASPA) during the period 1 January to 31 December 2019:

Species

Number of Procedures

Rabbit 122
Mouse 214
Rat 24
Fish (includes wild caught and released) 221

A breakdown by species of the number of procedures classified as sub-threshold, mild, moderate, severe or non-recovery according to the Home Office’s classification system:

Species

Sub-threshold

Mild

Moderate

Severe

Non-recovery

Rabbit 0 119 0 3 0
Mouse 40 115 57 2 0
Rat 0 24 0 0 0
Fish (includes wild caught and released) 0 99 116 6 0