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.
|Unit name||Aquatic Animal Health|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Fisheries and Aquaculture|
Prof Barbara Nowak
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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Weekly for 13 weeks, 2 h lecture, 2 h practicals, 1 h tutorials
Coursework: 40%. Examination: 60%
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