Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
In this unit, you will receive an introduction to the biology and biological processes of aquatic animals and plants commonly encountered in aquaculture operations. You will be introduced to phylogenetic relationships and investigate the anatomy, physiology and life history of eukaryotes, protozoa, finfish, shellfish, crustaceans, micro-organisms, algae, jellies, hydrozoans, bryozoans, seabirds, marine mammals and relevant pest species. You will develop practical field and laboratory skills in sample collection, animal and plant identification, microscopy, dissection techniques, scientific drawing and science communications.
|Unit name||Biology of Aquaculture Animals and Plants|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Term 3||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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1. Identify species and explain the biology and life history of organisms encountered in aquaculture practices
2. Apply basic biological techniques in a laboratory setting and perform individual and collaborative field and laboratory tasks
3. Present scientific information in the field of aquatic biology
4. Identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques
5. Identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace
6. Use reflective and deliberate thinking to generate plans for self-development
7. Apply practice and discipline based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
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AT1: Laboratory SOP – 20%
AT2: Data collection, interpretation and presentation – 30%
AT3: Portfolio: Scientific drawings and issues report – 50%
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