Sustainable marine food production introduces students to core principles, industry practices and current technologies that underpin site selection, production and harvest of major seafood species. The unit explores biology and behaviour and their importance in the development of production technologies, water quality management, husbandry and harvest techniques and practical considerations for working on water. Students explore data collection techniques and interpretation for the management and welfare of aquatic animals. Health and safety, environmental sustainability and social licensing impacts that drive current and future directions for aquaculture and fisheries are also encompassed. This unit provides engagement with key seafood sectors in Tasmania, and work integrated learning experiences for students embarking on careers related to aquaculture, marine science, resource management, environmental sciences and food innovation sectors.
|Unit name||Sustainable Marine Food Production|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Fisheries and Aquaculture|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Identify the links between the design of seafood production systems with the biology and behaviour of aquatic species
Describe the application of technology across seafood industries
Communicate key principles of aquaculture and fishing practices for aquatic species
Describe postharvest processes and controls affecting seafood safety quality and marketing
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1 x 120 weekly lecture, 1 x 180 practical weekly
ATT1 - Field trip report (25%)
ATT2 - Presentation (25%)
ATT3 - Online quiz (10%)
ATT4 - Exam (40%)
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