Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035352001Larval Rearing of Bivalve SpeciesElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Live feeds for marine and freswater aquaculture, their resources, biological characteristics and culture methods will be teached in this lesson.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Aynur LÖK
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to learn and estimate live feeds
2To be able to design and develope the systems and methods for aquaculture
3To understand the basic properties of live feeds
4To be able to have the knowledge about the useage of live feed
5To develope the use of live feed
6To be able to decide the suitable live feed species and applicate in aquaculture
7To be able to solve the problems and use thechnology and knowledge
8To have the knowledge about the develop the live feed quality
9To be able to follow national and intenational develepment in the field
10To be able to understand the techniques and methods to culture of live feed
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The lesson includes direct and indirect usage of live feeds for aquaculture, phytoplankton, zooplankton and other live foods, culture methods and systems, water parameters, nutrient content, enrichment, stocking and re-usage technics and Technologies.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To recognize live feeds and terminologyTo know live feeds
2History and inportance of live feedsVideo
3Culture systems and mechanization of live feedsEquipments for live feeds culture
4Phytoplankton species and their utilization for aquacultureObservation of microalgae species under microscope
5Culture systems of phytoplankton, water conditionsPreparation of sterilized water for phytoplankton culture
6Reproduction, feeding and harvestingPreparation of phytoplankton medium and cell counting
7Zooplankton culture systems and water requirementsIntroduction and preparation of small and large scale culture systems
8MidtermProject presentation
9Feeds of cultured zooplankton speciesPreparation and utilization of feeds for zooplankton culture
10Quantitative monitoring of zooplankton cultureCounting of zooplankton
11Qualitative monitoring of zooplankton cultureAnalysis of bio-chemical composition
12Zooplankton enrichmentsPreparation enrichments medium
13Storage of zooplankton speciesResting eggs and storage conditons
14Harvesting and utilizationProcedure of harvesting
15Alternative live feedsVideo
16FinalProject presentation
Recommended or Required Reading
Daintith, M., 1992. Live feeds for marine aquaculture: session 3 C (of the) Multi-Skilling in Aquaculture: a hands –On Training Workshop. National Key Centre for Teaching & Research in Aquaculture, University of Tasmania at Launceston, 32 s. Daintith, M., 1993. Live feeds for marine aquaculture: a training guide. Workshop series. 66s. Daintith, M., 1996. Rotifers and Artemia form arine aquaculture: a training guide. National Key Centre for Teaching & Research in Aquaculture, University of Tasmania at Launceston, 62 s. Lee, Cheng-Sheng, O'Bryen, P. J., Marcus, N. H., 2003. Copepods in Aquaculture. Blackwell Publishing, 225 s. O’Meley, C., Daintith, M., 1993. Algal cultures form arine hatcheries. National Key Centre for Teaching & Research in Aquaculture, University of Tasmania at Launceston, 70 s. Støttrup, J. G., McEvoy, L.A., 2007. Live Feeds in Marine Aquaculture. Blackwell Science.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Project Preparation22040
Project Presentation22550
Self Study22550
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)198
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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