AQ5002 - Aquaculture: Feeds and Nutrition
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master
of Applied Science, Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma
of Development Practice, Master of Science, Masters of Development Practice and Bachelor
of Science (Advanced).
Introduction to the nutrition of aquaculture species and feeding practices used in
aquaculture. The nutritional requirements of cultured animals, the metabolic roles
of dietary nutrients and the production and properties of the various natural and
manufactured foods used in aquaculture. This subject shares lectures, tutorials and
practical classes with AQ3002.
- detailed knowledge of the physical and nutritional characteristics of the various
live and artificial feeds used in aquaculture;
- understanding of current problems and future research directions for aquaculture feeds
- understanding of the principles of nutrition and the nutritional requirements of culture
- understanding of the production methods used for live and artificial feeds used in
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant
discipline (eg marine biology, biology or aquaculture) or have acquired equivalent
knowledge through other study or industry experience. They should have an excellent
understanding of science subjects including basic biology, chemistry, aquaculture
Study Period 1
|Census Date 23-Mar-2017
||Dr Waldo Nuez-Ortin
||Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Assoc. Professor Kirsten Heimann, Dr Waldo Nuez-Ortin.
- 20 hours lectures
- 8 hours tutorials
- 27 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (%); assignments (%).
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