This unit will integrate knowledge about larval and early life history biology with the practices and processes that underpin hatchery operations for algal, molluscan, crustacean and finfish production. This unit will expose students to a range of practices across key tropical and temperate aquaculture species, including the management of broodstock, management of live feeds, timing in production of juvenile animals, and hatchery hygiene.
|Unit name||Aquaculture Hatchery Production|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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On completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Explain hatchery practices based on the biology of key aquaculture species groups .
2. Apply and demonstrate appropriate hatchery practices for the required tasks and activities in the hatchery.
3. Create and design operational procedures for hatchery activities based on knowledge of hatchery practices.
4. Diagnose and solve problems that arise in the hatchery.
|Band||Field of Education|
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Lecture - 120 minutes x weekly, Practical - 180 minutes x weekly
Assignment 1 (15%), Assignment 2 (20%), Report (15%), Final exam (50%)
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