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SLE217 - Aquaculture Nutrition and Seafood Quality

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQB262

Unit chair:

G Turchini

Prerequisite:

SLE161

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 hours of classes per week (1 x 2 hours and 1 x 1 hour class per week)

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • Principles of biochemistry and physiology applied to aquaculture;
  • Aquatic animal nutrition (including principles of nutritional physiology, nutritional biochemistry, macronutrients, micronutrients, feed formulation and challenges for modern aquaculture);
  • Aquaculture feeds, feed management and feeding and assessment of stock performances
  • Fish and seafood quality and safety (including human health benefits and risks);
  • Certification schemes in aquaculture (including traceability, organic aquaculture and various labelling/certification schemes);
  • Ethical issues encountered in aquaculture and fishery industries (social, environmental and economic issues);

Assessment

Class test 30%, assignment 30%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$4108$4717

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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