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Sust. Aquaculture Techniques 1: Growing Shellfish & Finfish

MBAQ301

Description

This course covers the theory and practice of aquaculture techniques used in growing shellfish and finfish in both freshwater and marine habitats. Topics covered will include species identification, habitat creation, reproduction, hatchery and nursery operation, and growth promotion. Additionally, students will learn how to manage the health of aquaculture organisms, harvesting principles and techniques, processing procedures, and identifying appropriate markets for sale. Discussions will be based on the biological, chemical, and economic aspects of aquaculture with a strong emphasis on sustainability, underscoring techniques which minimize environmental impact while maximizing human and animal welfare. Students will assess best practices in the industry which meet sustainability goals.
Pre Reqs:
MBAQ-203 DE GLOBAL DIV FRESHWATER & MARINE RESOURCES SUSTAINABLE HARVEST

Dates

Nov 20, 2023 — Dec 24, 2023

Jan 15, 2024 — Feb 18, 2024

Feb 26, 2024 — Mar 31, 2024

Apr 8, 2024 — May 12, 2024

May 20, 2024 — Jun 23, 2024

Location

Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410