This is an introductory course designed
to provide an overview of the field of aquaculture and the commonly
cultured organisms in the United States. It is designed for undergraduate
and graduate students who want a foundation in aquaculture principles
to 1) apply towards more advanced course work in aquaculture or
other aquatic sciences or 2) to prepare for graduate research
or a career in aquaculture. The course is entirely web-based,
with narrated PowerPoint lectures followed by readings and other
resources for each lecture topic.
Fish and Crustacean
This is an introductory course which
covers nutrition of fish and crustaceans with an emphasis on nutrition
and formulation of diets for aquaculture. It is designed to acquaint
students with basic principles of nutrition and feed formulation
including digestive physiology, nutrients, feed formulation, and
specific nutritional requirements for numerous aquatic organisms.
Students are expected to participate in in-depth discussions of
the various topics and are required to give oral presentations
in PowerPoint format on assigned topics.