|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Available to students admitted to the Graduate Certificate of Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Master of Science, Master of Science (Professional), Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice or Master of Development Practice.
This subject discusses husbandry of aquaculture broodstock and larval and juvenile culture techniques of finfish, molluscs, crustaceans and sea cucumbers. Topics include: managed reproduction of broodstock animals using nutritional, environmental, hormonal and chemical manipulation; broodstock nutrition; production of triploids and all-female stocks; factors affecting egg and larval quality; current approaches to larval and juvenile rearing. This subject shares lectures, tutorials and practical classes with AQ3003.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. 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 and statistics.|
|Townsville, Block, Study Period 7|
|Census Date 11-Jul-2019|
|Face to face teaching 01-Jul-2019 to 12-Jul-2019|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Professor Dean Jerry, Professor Kyall Zenger, Mr Jarrod Guppy, Ms Caroline Candebat, Assoc. Professor Jennifer Blair.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).|
Note: 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 official information.