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|Previously coded as:|
Any 2 level 2 SLE-coded units
2 lecture per week (1 x 1 hour and 1 x 2 hour), 4 x 3 hour practicals per trimester
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit will provide students with important knowledge of 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.
One class test 30%, practical assignment 30%, examination 40%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.