Courses & Units

Aquatic Animal Feeds and Nutrition JFA522

Note:

This unit assumes knowledge of aquaculture production and aqautic animal biology

Introduction

The unit provides students with a detailed understanding of aquatic animal feeds and nutrition from selection of ingredients to the impact of feeds on product quality. The relationships between nutrition and farming practice, feed formulation, physiology and biochemistry of aquatic animals are covered. Students will be encouraged to critically assess and use nutritional information, experimental design and nutrition models. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of nutritional science and understand how to use this in commercial and research situations.

Summary

Unit name Aquatic Animal Feeds and Nutrition
Unit code JFA522
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Dr Louise Adams

Teaching staff

Dr Louise Adams and Assoc Prof John Purser

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 050799

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2 h lectures, 3 h practicals, 1 h tutorials

Assessment

Coursework: 50%. Examination: 50%.

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Textbooks

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