This module teaches the basic principles and practices of freshwater and marine fish farming. Water quality, site selection, health management practices, nutrition and feeding and business decision-making are covered.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will know the properties of the aquatic environment, the methods of reproduction and farming of the main fish species of commercial interest, the basics of fish feed composition and feeding techniques.
The student will have acquired the ability to distinguish among the different types of farms, to recognize the main species being farmed and to assess the water quality parameters.
Lesson period: Second semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)