Courses & Units

Aquaculture Hatchery Production JFA508

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Aquaculture Hatchery Production
Unit code JFA508
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator Associate Professor Christopher Bolch
Available as student elective? No
Level Postgraduate

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain hatchery practices based on the biology of key aquaculture species groups.
  • Apply and demonstrate knowledge about hatchery practices to the tasks and activities in the hatchery.
  • Create and design operational procedures for hatchery activities based on knowledge of hatchery practices.
  • Diagnose and solve problems that arise in the hatchery.
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Teaching

AssessmentLaboratory/practical (15%)|Laboratory/practical (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|Laboratory/practical (15%)
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Textbooks

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