Course code AQX251

AQX251 General Aquaculture - Animal Welfare and Health in Farmed Fish

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Course responsible: Turid Mørkøre
Teachers: Odd Ivar Lekang, Hans Magnus Gjøen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
30
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in August block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2018H
Preferential right:
NMBU MSc/BSc students and NOVA students.
Course contents:
The course gives an introduction to main topics within Norwegian aquaculture species and production- including fish production systems in fresh and seawater, water quality, health prophylaxis, reproduction, fish welfare, feed and feeding, product quality.
Learning outcome:
The students will through practical examples see the benefit of the theoretical knowledge. The final aim is to create a situation allowing the students an insight into the consequences of implementing biological knowledge in a production situation.
Learning activities:
Teaching consists of a combination of lectures, demonstrations and exercises. The course also includes a trip to the west coast, where various aquaculture enterprises are visited.
Teaching support:
In addition to lectures and guidance in practical work, the students will be trained in writing assignments and presentation
Syllabus:
Relevant litterature and presentations from the lectures will be available in Canvas.
Prerequisites:
Basic knowledge in biology
Recommended prerequisites:
-
Mandatory activity:
Excursion, work in the fish-lab and project assignment
Assessment:
Written paper
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
-
Reduction of credits:
Complete overlap with AQF200
Type of course:
The course runs in the August block with full-time lecture sessions, combined with exercises and a depth study (practical or litterature).
Examiner:
External examiner.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått