Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AQS 318 - Aquatic Animal Health and Lab


Cross-Listed with: BIO 318 
Prerequisites: AQS 262  and AQS 264 ; or consent of instructor
The course addresses important diseases and disease prevention methods in aquatic animals from an aquaculture/fisheries and ornamental perspective. Subjects covered include elected anatomical and physiological systems and water/environmental systems important to understanding, preventing and treating diseases of various bivalve molluscs, lobsters/crabs, cephalopods, echinoderms and fish. Lectures will include aspects of biosecurity and water quality that affect disease occurrence and the spread of infectious agents. Current aquaculture/fisheries issues will be discussed. The laboratory portion of the course will provide experience in the methods used in handling, anesthesia, euthanasia, treatment, use of diagnostic tests, prevention of disease spread and maintaining healthy cultured and display animals.

4 credits
Fall



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