|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.
Consideration of the genetics of breeding programs and how these can be applied to improving desirable traits for aquaculture, such as growth rate, feeding efficiency, disease resistance and market acceptability. Consideration of the techniques available for genetic manipulation in aquaculture breeding programs. Major topics include genetic selection, hybridisation, effective breeding numbers, sex reversal and chromosomal manipulation. This subject shares lectures, tutorials and practical classes with AQ3004.
|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 and statistics.|
|Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 10|
|Census Date 09-Dec-2021|
|Face to face teaching 30-Nov-2020 to 14-Dec-2020|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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.