BIOLOGY 361. Introduction to Aquaculture. 3 Credits.
This course will help students develop an understanding of the history and principles of raising fish, shellfish, and plants in one of the most ancient forms of husbandry. Topics will include commonly used culture systems, biotic and abiotic factors regulating aquaculture success, ideal aquaculture species, fundamental concerns in aquaculture operations, and the role of aquaculture in natural resource management. The course will also allow students to gain an appreciation of the role of aquaculture in providing protein worldwide and its roles in natural resource management, sustainability, and economic prosperity.
P: BIOLOGY 202, BIOLOGY 203