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SUST. AQUACULTURE TECHNIQUES 1: GROWING SHELLFISH & FINFISH

MBAQ301

Description

This course covers the theory and practice of aquaculture techniques used in growing shellfish and finfish in both freshwater and marine habitats. Topics covered will include species identification, habitat creation, reproduction, hatchery and nursery operation, and growth promotion. Additionally, students will learn how to manage the health of aquaculture organisms, harvesting principles and techniques, processing procedures, and identifying appropriate markets for sale. Discussions will be based on the biological, chemical, and economic aspects of aquaculture with a strong emphasis on sustainability, underscoring techniques which minimize environmental impact while maximizing human and animal welfare. Students will assess best practices in the industry which meet sustainability goals.

Dates

Nov 16, 2020 — Dec 20, 2020

Location

Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410