Fisheries and Aquaculture



This major sequence provides you with comprehensive training in fisheries resource management, aquaculture management, and fisheries biology, with a focus on environmental sustainability, particularly renewable resource exploitation and culture of marine and freshwater species. You will learn about fisheries and aquaculture from a global perspective, including topics such as fish markets, nutrition and farm certification processes, the history of Australian fisheries, fisheries methods and impacts of fishing.

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Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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  • Recreational Fisheries Science SLE134 (Tri-3^)
  • Aquaculture and the Environment SLE262 ^
  • Diversity of Fishes SLE261
  • Aquaculture Nutrition and Seafood Quality SLE217 #
  • Aquatic Animal Health and Reproduction SLE329
  • Fisheries Management SLE343 *
  • ^ SLE262 Aquaculture and the Environment is offered in trimester 1 at Warrnambool and trimester 2 at Waurn Ponds (Geelong).

    # available from 2019

    * not available in 2018

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