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SLE329 - Aquatic Animal Health and Reproduction

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQB361

Unit chair:

Luis Afonso

Prerequisite:

Any 2 level 2 SLE-coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 classes per week (1 x 1 hour and 1 x 2 hour), 4 x 3 hour practicals per trimester

Content

In SLE329, students will learn about the health and reproduction of aquatic animals in an aquaculture context. It will primarily focus on finfish, crustaceans and molluscs, and will explore the major diseases affecting these animals, including a description of the pathogen, clinical signs, diagnostic techniques, treatments and disease management. This unit will also explore fish reproductive endocrinology, natural and hormone-induced reproduction, and techniques for sex control. Students will develop fundamental and applied skills applicable to different species cultured in freshwater and saltwater environments.

Assessment

In-class test 30%, group oral presentation 15%, 2 x practical reports 15%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

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