Courses & Units

Aquaculture Hatchery Production KSM213

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
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator Doctor Harriet Goodrich
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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

Key

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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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.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$515.00 $515.00 not applicable $2,922.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

KSM313

Teaching

AssessmentOnline quiz|Final exam (50%)|Hatchery Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) (15%)|Finfish Extension Assignment (20%)|Crustacean Larval Quality Assignment (15%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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