AQ3008 - Aquaculture: Systems Design
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Marine & Tropical Biology (pre 2015)
This subject discusses the factors which should be considered for the design of a
system for culturing aquatic organisms. It addresses fundamental principles and concepts
rather than describing how to grow a particular species. Therefore, as a result of
studying this subject, students will be able to complete a design for a system for
culturing any aquatic species.
- define the requirements for selecting a site for an aquaculture enterprise;
- describe and select appropriate forms of infrastructure for an aquaculture enterprise;
- describe the requirements for and parameters to be considered in the development and
operation of an aquaculture system.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of basic biology
and aquaculture, and should have completed BS2001 (or BZ2001) AND AQ2001 or equivalent.
Completion of AQ2002 is also recommended.
||At least 12 credit points of Level 2 AQ, BC, BZ, CH, EA, EV, MA, MB or PH science
subjects and 3 credit points of level 2 aquaculture subjects.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Dr Igor Pirozzi.
- 24 hours lectures
- 8 hours tutorials
- 12 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest