TV5240 - Aquatic Pathobiology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
Available to graduate students.
This subject covers major concepts of infectious and non-infectious diseases in representative
aquacultured animals. The subject also considers surveillance, trade and public health
associated with aquatic animal health. Students will gain the ability to assess risks
and recommend good practice when it comes to aquatic animal health and suitability
for the food chain.
- plan a farm visit in order to investigate disease outbreak;
- plan a wild fish kill investigation;
- advise on disease prevention;
- recommend appropriate action following disease outbreak;
- conduct qualitative and semi-quantitative risk assessments with respect to production
and public health;
- advise on the public health suitability of aquacultured produce for human consumption;
- Discuss the role of aquacultrure in food security and public health;
- Research various sources and outline the main infectious and non-infectious determinants
of disease likely to be present in selected aquacultured species;
- research various sources and recommend appropriate samples to submit for disease investigation.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (55%)
- Invigilated > Other exams - (10%)
- project - Literature Review - (35%).
||MI2030 or MI2031 recommended
|MI3031 and MI5031
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Dr Leo Foyle, Assoc. Professor Leigh Owens.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 28 hours lectures
- 3 hours tutorials
- 6 hours practicals
- 0 hours - Field visits (depending on necessity)
- 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