Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035412005Artemia Production and Use for AquacultureElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Production and use of Artemia in Aquaculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture Engineers and biologists and biology of Artemia used in aquaculture as live bait as food is a lesson taught on the use of the information. During the course, students general information about the populations of Artemia, Artemia basic biological characteristics, problems and solutions encountered in aquaculture learn. Thanks to this course the student how to use aquaculture as live food Artemia, what you should pay attention and gain the ability to solve problems encountered.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Edis KORU
Learning Outcomes
1Discussions on the sustainable use of Artemia populations and cyts in aquaculture
2Artemia sector in the World and Turkey
3Project design and management
4Problems encountered in the use of Artemia in aquaculture and solution methods
5Introduction, biology and ecology of Artemia
6Artemia cyst biology
7Artemia cysts physiology of the hatching process
8Artemia hatching conditions and equipment
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The use of Artemia in Aquaculture: the historical development of scientific studies on Artemia, its basic biological characteristics, biological knowledge on the populations of Artemia, its commercial value, the use of Artemia in aquaculture, the quality characteristics of Artemia, the Artemia populations in Turkey and problems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0The historical development of scientific studies related to ArtemiaLiterature reading and discussion
1Introduction, biology and ecology of ArtemiaDifferent Artemia populations presentationThe study of Artemia biology on microscope
2Artemia cyst biologyThe examine of Artemia cysts biology on microscope
3Artemia cysts physiology of the hatching processArtemia decapsulation
4Artemia hatching conditions and equipmentArtemia cultivation on laboratory
5Problems encountered in the use of Artemia in aquaculture and solution methods Question-Answer
6Field trip and workThe application visit and Aquaculture operation
7Midterm
8Artemia sector in the world and in TurkeyStudent presentation
9Current status in Turkish Artemia populationsStudent presentation
10Discussions on the sustainable use of Artemia populationsStudent debate
11Discussions on the sustainable use of Artemia in aquacultureBrain storming
12Recent Developments On The Aplication Of Artemia In The Ornamental Fish Culture Student presentation and discussion
13Project presentationsTerm project presentation Question-Answer
14Project presentationsTerm project presentation Question-Answer
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Abatzopoulos, J.Th., Beardmore, A.J., Clegg,S.J., Sorgeloos,P., 2002. Artemia Basic and Applied Biology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands. Abatzopoulos, J.Th., Beardmore, A.J., Clegg,S.J., Sorgeloos,P., 2002. Artemia Basic and Applied Biology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands. Granvil D. T., 2000. Artemia Production for Marine Larval Fish Culture SRAC Publication No. 702,USA. Josianne G. Støttrup, Lesley A. McEvoy, 2003. Live Feeds in Marine Aquaculture, Blackwell Science Ltd. Koru, E., 2006. A Study of the fatty acids composition of Artemia parthenogenetica of Ayvalık Saltwork (Balıkesir, Turkey). E.U. Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Cilt/Volume 23, Sayı/Issue (1-2): 185–187. Koru, E., 2004. Artemia and it’s importance in Çamaltı Saltworks (Izmir, Turkey) ecosystem, E.U. Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Cilt/Volume 21, Sayı/Issue (1-2): 187 – 189. Koru, E., Dıraman, H. 2003. A Study of the fatty acid composition of Artemia parthenogenetica of Çamaltı Saltworks (Izmir, Turkey), E.U. Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Cilt/Volume 20, Sayı/Issue (3-4): 523 – 527. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh, Nguyen Van Hoa, Gilbert Van Stappen, Patrick Sorgeloos., 2009. Effect of different supplemental feeds on proximate composition and Artemia biomass production in salt ponds, Aquaculture 286 217–225. Patric Lavens, Patric Sorgeloos, 1996. Manual on the production and use of live food for aquaculture,FAO Fisheries technical paper, No: 361. P. Sorgeloos, P. Dhert , P. Candreva., 2001. Use of the brine shrimp, Artemia spp., in marine fish larviculture, Aquaculture 200. 147–159. Robert A. Browne, Patrick Sorgeloos , Clive N.A. Trotman, 1991. Artemia Biology, CRC Press. P. Sorgeloos, P. Dhert , P. Candreva., 2001. Use of the brine shrimp, Artemia spp., in marine fish larviculture, Aquaculture 200. 147–159
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
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures16232
Practice10220
Laboratory428
Discussion428
Question-Answer313
Field Trip122
Field Work122
Brain Storming111
Project Preparation248
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination188
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)210
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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