Course code AQX110

AQX110 Aqualab

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Course responsible: Turid Mørkøre
Teachers: Jon Øvrum Hansen, Håkon Hoel Olsen, Øyvind Øverli, Øivind Andersen, Øystein Evensen, Odd Ivar Lekang
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
30
Teaching exam periods:
Autumn
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2021H
Preferential right:
Bachelor students, aquaculture (B-AA)
Course contents:
You will get a practical overview of key parameters in fish farming.The teaching will predominately take place in our modern Recycling Aquaculture System facility (RAS Fishlab). You will get an introduction to fish feed evaluation in our small-scale feed factory ("Fôrtek").
Learning outcome:

Knowledge

Students have basic knowledge of 

Anatomy and physiology and the salmon's life cycle Modern fish feed, feed evaluation Properties of RAS facilities, water quality Behavior in salmonids Fish experiments and calculation of production parameters

Skills

- Dissect fish and  calculate basic biometric properties

- Measure important indicators for water quality in fish farming

- Carry out a basic evaluation of fish feed

- Calculate basic production parameters in fish farming

- Assess behavioral traits in salmonids

General competences

Basic knowledge of practical conditions in Norwegian fish farming as a useful basis for the theoretical specialization subjects that come later in the study

Learning activities:
Lab, lectures, discussions, writing lab-reports
Teaching support:
Canvas, supervision
Syllabus:
Will be made available at the beginning and during the course
Prerequisites:
Realfagskompetanse
Recommended prerequisites:
Basic knowledge in biology
Mandatory activity:
Laboratory activities and lab-reports
Assessment:
Written exam counts 100%
Nominal workload:
250 hours
Entrance requirements:
Realfag
Reduction of credits:
No
Type of course:

Lab activities

2x2 hours of lectures in each topic; 1) Anatomy and physiology, 2) RAS, biofilter and water quality, 3) Modern fish feed, feed / feed evaluation, 4) Fish behavior, 5) Fish experiments, calculation and production parameters

Examiner:
Examiner
Allowed examination aids: A1 No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / F