SLE262 - Aquaculture and the Environment


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

SQB161, SLE161

EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester, 3 x 3 hour fieldwork activities per trimester.


Practical activities for students enrolled at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campus will be conducted at the Deakin University Queenscliff Marine Science Centre.


The overall purpose of this unit is to develop student’s knowledge of aquaculture in a global context, both from human and animal perspectives, and to develop their understanding of the positive and negative effects various aquaculture systems can have on the environment and the inter-dependence of aquaculture with commercial fisheries.

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