AQ5808 - Aquaculture: Systems Design and Operation
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
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.
- To define the requirements for selecting a site for an aquaculture enterprise;
- To describe and select appropriate forms of infrastructure for an aquaculture enterprise;
- To describe the requirements for and parameters to be considered in the development
and operation of an aquaculture system.
- end of semester exam (50%)
- quizzes or tests (50%).
|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
||AQ5806 or equivalent
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Dr Waldo Nuez-Ortin.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 6 hours tutorials
- 6 hours - Online group discussions
- assessment and self-directed study
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