|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||School of Marine & Tropical Biology|
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.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of basic biology and aquaculture principles, and should have completed BS2001 (or BZ2001) AND AQ2001 or equivalent.|
|Prerequisites:||AQ2001 and (BS2001 OR BZ2001 OR AG2001) and allow concurrent for BZ2001|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coordinator:||<Person not found>|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).|
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