Courses & Units

Aquaculture Hatchery Production KSM213

Launceston

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 KSM213
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Kelli Anderson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

1

Explain hatchery practices based on the biology of key aquaculture species groups.

2

Apply and demonstrate knowledge about hatchery practices to the 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.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050701 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,783.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KSM313

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

AT1 - Assignment 1 (15%)

AT2 - Assignment 2 (20%)

AT3 - Online quizz (0%)

AT4 - 1000 Word Report (15%)

AT5 - 3 hour Exam (50%)

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Textbooks

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