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An introduction to scientific, legislative, and market-driven challenges to farming organisms in aquatic systems.
This paper demonstrates how physical, chemical and biological processes interact in aquatic systems and control productivity of marine and freshwater aquaculture systems. An introduction to aquaculture production systems from husbandry through to processing and product development will be provided, along with practical and technical skills necessary for designing and maintaining aquaculture facilities. The paper further aims for participants to develop an understanding of the cultural, legislative, market and food-safety framework in which aquaculture operates through trips to local aquaculture facilities.
|Paper title||Principles of Aquaculture|
|Subject||Aquaculture and Fisheries|
|Teaching period||Second Semester (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,004.75|
- MARI 112 and (STAT 110 or STAT 115) and 18 points from BIOL 112, BIOL 123, CELS 191, ECOL 111
- AQFI 351, MARI 440
- Schedule C
- More information link
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- Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Chris Hepburn
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students will gain an understanding of the key aspects of producing food in aquatic environments and develop scientific skills in experimental design and technical aspects applied in aquaculture.