AQ2002 - Aquaculture of Tropical Species
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Marine & Tropical Biology (pre 2015)
This subject discusses aquaculture in tropical regions of the World and tropical Australia.
It will provide information about the status and methods of production of the major
species cultured in this region and opportunities for new species culture. Topics
include: Marine finfish; Freshwater finfish; Crustaceans; Seaweeds, Sponges and Molluscs.
- to provide student with a general understanding of aquaculture in the tropics;
- to give a comparative knowledge of the techniques used for culture various aquatic
species in tropical regions;
- to enable students to make an informed evaluation of potential and opportunity of
aquaculture in the tropics;
- describe trends and opportunities for aquaculture of new species in tropical Australia;
- to introduce students to general biology, methods of production, status and constraints
of the major aquatic species, such as penaeid prawns, redclaw crayfish, mudcrabs,
pearl oysters,tilapia and barramundi, cultured in tropical Australia and tropical
|Students enrolling in this subject should have good understanding of basic biology.
||At least 12 credit points of Level 1 science BZ, CH, EA, EV, MA, MB, PH or SC subjects.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
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||Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Professor Dean Jerry, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Professor Paul Southgate.
- 26 hours lectures
- 16 hours fieldwork
||end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (15%); assignments (35%).
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