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Course Numbers: OCMB 0998     MEVS 5590

This course will give the student an understanding of the basic principles of aquaculture, including production systems, water quality, nutrition, spawning, larval culture and grow-out, and culture methodologies of fish, reptiles, invertebrates (zooplankton, molluscs, crustaceans, corals) and algae. The course will consist on a series of lectures followed by readings for each learning topic and paper discussions. The students will have the opportunity to conduct hands-on activities associated with the culture and husbandry of animals.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

Suggested Texts

Lucas J.S. and Southgate, P.C. Aquaculture, farming aquatic animals and plants. Wiley-Blackwell

Tidwell, J.H. Aquaculture Production Systems. Wiley-Blackwell.

Parker R. Aquaculture Science. Delmar Cengage Learning.

Hoff F.H. and Snell T. W. Plankton Culture Manual. Florida Aqua Farms, Inc. 

Winter 2016 Syllabus