- SCHOOL OF BIOLOGY
- UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
- POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
Cognitive: Acquisition of basic knowledge on the culture of aquatic organisms with economical interest.
Affective: Awareness of the need to develop aquaculture in relation to the problems of fisheries and their impact on the environment.
Skills: Ability to select species suitable to be cultivated successfully in a variety of environments, depending on the prevailing conditions.
Lectures, practical training (visits in aquaculture units)
Introduction to Αquaculture: general issues, types and systems of aquaculture, required physical conditions, environmental effects and protection measures, water quality. Culture of algae, Atremia, sponges, mollusks, crustaceans, and fishes. Principles of genetic improvement. Reproductive and feeding physiology of cultured fishes.
Developmental stages and identification of hatching characteristics of Artemia
Four-days educational visit in the Aquaculture department of the Hellenic Center of Marine Research (HCMR) in Crete.
It is given at each lecture.
1. Sinis A., G. Nikolaidis, Th. Abatzopoulos, A. Koukouras, E. Voultsiadou, A. Triantafyllidis, E. Antonopoulou. Aquaculture. University Studio, Thessaloniki.
2. Papoutsoglou S. Introduction to Aquaculture. Volume Ι. Stamulis Editions, Athens
Attending lectures, training in the laboratory and at outdoor exercises.
Written exams, assessing knowledge and critical thinking, general assessment of the students’ knowledge and interest during the exercises.
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