|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
The course teaches the principles of aquatic animal physiology and provides insight into the mechanisms involved in the stress, health, growth and reproduction of aquatic animals. A key focus is on how physiological systems respond to important environmental factors and the significance of animal adaptations in their ability to cope with environment stressors, whether it is a managed environment, such as in aquaculture, or in the natural environment.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of basic biology, particularly zoology, and should have completed SC2202 or SC2209 or AQ2001 or equivalent.|
|Prerequisites:||At least 12 credit points of Level 2 science subjects and 3 credit points of level 2 AQ subjects.|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coord/Lect:||Professor Jan Strugnell.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (40%).|
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