Courses & Units

Aquatic Animal Health JFA523

Introduction

This unit provides students with understanding of aquatic animal health issues, relevant to aquaculture and wild fisheries. Disease diagnosis, biosecurity in aquaculture, disease control and treatment are discussed. Host, environment and pathogen relationships are examined. A wide range of exotic and endemic diseases, including parasitic conditions are reviewed. The unit covers immune response of aquatic animals. Problem-solving exercises provide case histories for a variety of species.

Summary

Unit name Aquatic Animal Health
Unit code JFA523
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Prof Barbara Nowak

Teaching staff

Prof Barbara Nowak, Dr Melanie Leef, Dr Phillip Crosbie and Dr Andrew Bridle

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 lecture, 2 h practicals, 1 h tutorials

Assessment

Coursework: 40%. Examination: 60%

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Textbooks

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