2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AGS 264 - Aquaculture Management


Description: Methodologies used in managing aquaculture systems. Including breeding and rearing procedures of common fin fish, saltwater fish and crustaceans. Field experience in maintaining a rearing facility and producing a food fish from incubation to stocker or market size.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Fish containers 
  2. Aeration systems 
  3. Filtration media 
  4. Aquaculture systems 
  5. Solid waste removal 
  6. Environmental conditions 
  7. Reproduction 
  8. Data collection 
  9. Business principles 
  10. Feeding 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Design a recirculating and flow through aquaculture system. (1-4) 
  2. Identify appropriate feed and develop a feeding schedule. (10) 
  3. Breed fish from brood stock. (7) 
  4. Hatch eggs and grow out through harvesting. (7) 
  5. Manage water systems and environmental controls for recirculating aquaculture systems. (4-6) 
  6. Perform maintenance on recirculating aquaculture systems. (4) 
  7. Collect data and keep hatchery records. (8) 
  8. Determine costs and revenue for recirculating aquaculture systems. (9)