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SUST. AQUACULTURE TECHNIQUES 2: CRUSTACEANS AND PATHOBIOLOGY

MBAQ303

Description

This course covers the theory and practice of aquaculture techniques used in growing crustaceans and algae in both freshwater and marine habitats, as well as the mechanisms and causes of disease in aquaculture organisms. Topics covered will include species identification, habitat creation, reproduction, hatchery and nursery operation, and growth promotion in shrimp, prawns, crayfish, crabs, lobsters, brine shrimp, kelp, and other assorted seaweeds. Additionally, students will learn how to manage the health of these organisms, harvesting principles and techniques, processing procedures, and identifying appropriate markets for sale. Discussions will be focused on the pathobiology of organisms, with topics including cell death, inflammation, infection, metabolic disorders, and neoplasis across all species targeted in the aquaculture industry, as well as practices and techniques to control disease while maintaining a focus on global sustainability.
Pre Reqs:
MBAQ-203 DE GLOBAL DIV FRESHWATER & MARINE RESOURCES SUSTAINABLE HARVEST

Dates

Jan 4, 2021 — Feb 7, 2021

Location

Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410