Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035512011The Biology and Culture of Lobster and Crayfish Elective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, is to provide understanding of biology and culture methods and techniques of commercially important lobster and crayfish species in aquaculture
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Gürel TÜRKMEN
Learning Outcomes
1Desing lobster culture
2Explain crayfish culture
3Desing crayfish culture
4Interpret biology of lobster and crayfish
5Explain commecially important lobster and crayfish species
6Explain lobster culture
7Compare lobster and crayfish culture
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Commercially important lobster and crayfish species, biology of lobster and crayfish, culture methods of lobster and crayfish
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Commercially important lobster species and marketPresentation of commercially species
2The biology of lobsterPresentation of lobster biology
3Species and site selection in lobster culturePresentation
4Lobster hatchery facilities and technologiesExamination of live and artificial feeds
5Lobster larvae cultureExamination of larval stages
6Growout culture methods and techniquesPresentation of methods and tecniques
7MID-TERM EXAM
8Commercially important crayfish species and marketPresentation of commercially species
9The biology of crayfishPresentation of crayfish biology
10Species and site selection in crayfish culturePresentation
11Crayfish hatchery facilities and technologiesExamination of live and artificial feeds
12Crayfish larvae cultureExamination of larval stages
13Growout culture methods and techniquesPresentation of methods and tecniques
14Presentation of term workPresentation of term work
15Presentation of term workPresentation of term work
16FINAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
Evans, L.H., J.B. Jones, 1999. International Symposium on Lobster Health Management, Aquatic Science Research Unit, Curtin University of Technology, 130p. Factor, J.R. 1995. Biology of the Lobster Homarus americanus. Academic Press. London, 528 p. Huner, J.V., Barr, J.E. 1991. Red Swamp Crawfish Biology and Exploitation. Lousiana Sea Grant Collage Program. 128p. Kristiansen, T.S., Drengstig, A., Bergheim, A., Drengstig, T., Kollsgard, I., Svendsen, R., Nostvold, E., Aardal, E.F.L. 2004. Development of methods for intensive farming of European lobster in recirculated seawater, Fisken og havet , 6: 55p. Lee, D.O'C., Wickins, J.F. 1992. Crustacean Farming. Blackwell Scientific Publications, 392p. Nicosia, F. and Lavalli, K. 1999. Homarid Lobster Hatcheries: Their History and Role in Research, Management, and Aquaculture, Marine Fisheries Review, 61(2): 57p Phillips, B.F. 2006. Lobsters: Bıology, Management, Aquaculture And Fısherıes, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, UK, 506p Richardson,W.B., Bagent, J.L. 1999. Crawfish Productıon Manual. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, 40p.
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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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice10220
Laboratory428
Field Work144
Project Preparation2714
Project Presentation166
Criticising Paper5210
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading14798
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)208
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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