Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1) recognize the basic principles of aquaculture
2) recognize the suitable environmental conditions for the development of the various types of aquaculture
3) recognize and understand the different farm systems
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to aquaculture, Aspects of Ichthyology, Characteristics of water suitable for aquaculture, Environment - aquaculture interactions, Selection of a location for the establishment of aquaculture units, Criteria for the selection of species suitable for aquaculture, Systems and methods of aquaculture, Production systems, Fish tank systems, Main stages of aquaculture production, Nutrition needs for fish and other aquatic organisms, Basic types of fish food, Organization of aquaculture units, visit to aquaculture units.