Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035112011Advanced Parasitic Fidh Diseases Elective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective of the course is to make students learn the parasites cause the diseases on wild and cultured fish, preparation of these parasites and use of correct drugs in the treatment of diseases.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erol Tokşen
Learning Outcomes
1Differentiate the healthy fish and diseased fish.
2Establish a relationship between behavior disorders, external symtopms and diseases.
3Identify the parasite through the microscopic examination
4Comment on parasitic diseases according to clinical and autopsy findings.
5Know the life cycles of the parasites and to prevent the development of the diseases, breaking the life cycle in a point.
6Prevent the outbreak of the diseseas, taking the necessary hygiene and quarantine maesures.
7Choice and apply the appropirate drug against to diagnosed parasite.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The protozoan and metazoan parasites occur on wild and cultured fish and their aetiyology, epizootiyology, pathogenicity, clinical signs, autopsy findings, prevent and therapy.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The definition of parasitic diseases, its scope and importance. Inform about laboratory, usage of microscopes
2The general parasitic terms and definitions, , the harmful effects of parasites on the hostThe preparation of parasites, their fixations and stanings
3The life cycles of protozoa, monogenea, digenea, cestoda, nematoda, acanthocephala, crustacea parasites.Giving the term assigments
4The protozoan parasites of cultured sea bream.Examination of protozoan species of sea bream.
5The protozoan parasites of cultured sea bass.Examination of protozoan species of sea bass.
6The metazoan parasites of culture sea bream.Examination of metazoan species of sea bream.
7The metazoan parasites of culture sea bassExamination of metazoan species of sea bass.
8MidtermPresentation of term assigments
9The protozoan parasites of cultured trout.Examination of protozoan species of trout.
10The metazoan parasites of cultured trout.Examination of metazoan species of trout.
11The parasites of cultured carpExamination of parasite species of carp.
12The parasites of cultured bluefin tuna.Examination of parasites species of tuna.
13The parasites of cultured sharp-snout sea bream. Examination of parasites species of alternative fish.
14The parasites of cultured common dentexPresentation of term assigments
15The parasites of cultured meagre.Presentation of term assigments
16FinalPresentation of term assigments
Recommended or Required Reading
Woo, P.T.K., Fish Diseases and Disorders, Vol 1, Protozoan and Metazoan Infections. CAB International, 2006. Lom, J. and Dykova, I., Protozoan Parasites of Fishes, Elsevier, 1992. Rohde, K., Marine Parasitology, CABI Publishing, 2005.
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)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14228
Project Preparation12020
Project Presentation111
Self Study14798
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)212
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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