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SLE217 - Aquaculture Nutrition and Seafood Quality

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Giovanni Turchini


SLE111, SLE161



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

4 hours of classes per week (2 x 2 hours class per week)


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);


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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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