Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035652012Examination and Evaluation of Literatures in Marine Fish CultureElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In some universities, such as Cambridge, the reading of specific books with related area is the common way to format of education of students before attending to department education. Nowadays, this schedule in Bologna process is being applied successfully in both undergraduate and graduate students. Therefore, this lecture is planned for the graduated students who are studying specifically in their topics. The main goal of this lecture is reading, investigation and evaluation of selected books which are related with students’ topics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Şahin SAKA, Prof. Dr. Kürşat FIRAT, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cüneyt SUZER
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to train of reading of literatures
2Ability to access to knowledge sources
3Ability to prevent of limited learning
4Ability to enhance of quality of making an investigation
5Ability to make scientific argument
6Ability to distribute of knowledge
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
In this content, brain storming and some discussion will be performed and also evaluated in selected two books which are related with marine fish culture. Additionally, some investigations will be conducted related with their topics during the semester.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Discussion, evaluation and selection of books
2Investigation of book 1
3Investigation of book 1
4Investigation of book 1
5Investigation of book 1
6Investigation of book 1
7Investigation of book 1
8Midterm exam
9Investigation of book 2
10Investigation of book 2
11Investigation of book 2
12Investigation of book 2
13Investigation of book 2
14Investigation of book 2
15General evaluation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Pavlidis, M., Mylonas, C. 2011. Sparidae; Biology and Aquaculture of Gilthead Sea Bream and Other Species. Willey Blackwell. 2. Cabrita, E, Robles, V., Herraez, P. 2009. Methods in Reproductive Aquaculture, CRC Press, Taylor Francis Group. 3. Genten, F., Terwinghe, E., Danguy A. 2009. Atlas of Fish Histology. Sciences Publishers 4. Kunz-Ramsay, Y. 2004. Developmental Biology of Teleost Fishes. Springer. 5. Babin, P.J., Cerda, J., Lubzans, E. 2007. Fish Oocyte: From Basic Studies to Biotechnological Applications. Springer Publication. 6. Parker, R. 2011. Aquaculture Science, Delmar Cengage Learning 7. Kazmierczak, R., Caffey, R. 1996. The Bioeconomics of Recirculating Aquaculture Systems, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. 8. Squires, E.J. 2003. Applied Animal Endocrinology, CABI Publishing. 9. Potts, G.W., Wootton. 1984. Fish Reproduction. Academic Press. 10. Beveridge, M.C.M. 1987. Cage Aquaculture. Fishing News Books Ltd. Farnham, Survey, England. 11. Bromage, N. R., R. N. Roberts. 1995. Broodstock Management and Egg and Larval Quality. Blackwell Science. 12. Shepherd, C. J., Bromage, N.R. 1995. Intensive Fish Farming. Blackwell Science Ltd. 13. Mc. Millan. D.B. 2007. Fish Histology. Female Reproductive Systems. Springer Publication. 14. Stolen, J.S., Anderson, D.P., Van Muiswinkel, W.B. 1986. Fish Immunology. Elsevier. Amsterdam. 15. Hoar, W.S., Randal, D.J. 1969. Fish Physiology. Academic Press. New York. 16. Stoskopf, M.K. 1993. Fish Medicine. W.B. Saunders Company, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inch. Philadelphia 17. Evans, D.H. 1998. The Physiology of Fishes. CRC Press LLC Marine Science Series, Boca Raton, Florida 18. Legank, O. 2007. Aquaculture Engineering. Blackwell Publishing. 19. Defrancesco, E. 2003. The Beginning of Organic Fish Farming in Italy, TeSAF Department, University of Padova, Italy. 20. Deborah J. Brister, D., Kapuscinski, A. 2000. National Organic Aquaculture Workshop Institute for Social Economic and Ecological Sustainability, University of Minnesota. 21. Libey, G., Timmons, M. 1998. Proceedings the Second International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, Virginia. 22. Block, B., Steven, D. 2001. Tuna; physiology, ecology and ovulation. Academic Press.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination188
Final Examination11010
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study149126
Individual Study for Homework Problems248
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO25 4 5 5
LO34554 44
LO455555 5
LO5455  55
LO6 54 555
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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