AQUA 204 Practicum 2

This is an advanced study in fisheries management problems and procedures. Problems/projects are assigned according to experience, interest, and needs of individual student or on-the-job training.

Credits

3 Credits

AQUA 204Practicum 2

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I. General Information

Department

Aquaculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

15

Semester Contact Hours Lab

60

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This is an advanced study in fisheries management problems and procedures. Problems/projects are assigned according to experience, interest, and needs of individual student or on-the-job training.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Assemble Hatchery management charts for record keeping
  • Experiment with hatchery conditions to obtain optimal growth and feed conversion rate
  • Formulate management projections to obtain desired fish size at optimal time
  • Design a working fish hatchery blueprint
  • Sample count and inventory groups of fish
  • Design and build necessary equipment for use at the facility (feeders, screens, cages, etc.)
  • Operate pumps, sprayers and other mechanical equipment commonly used in the industry.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Production methods Inventory methods Carrying Capacities Fish Handling Record Keeping

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Build a Hatchery final project

Required Text

Aquaculture Science Trout and Salmon Culture

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Build a Hatchery final project