Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035672013Metabolic System Integration of Cultured Fish SpeciesElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course understands of cardiovascular, respiratory and musculoskeletal systems and their integration mechanisms in cultured fish.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Fatih PERÇİN
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to describe cardiovascular system physiology of cultured fish.
2Ability to understand respiratory system physiology of cultured fish.
3Ability to define musculoskeletal system physiology of cultured fish.
4Ability to comment respiratory and cardiovascular system integration.
5Ability to describe integration process of cardiovascular, respiratory, and musculoskeletal system physiology.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, cardiovascular system, heart and vessel structure, respiratory system, ion and oxygen transfer, nutrition transfusion in cell and organs, structure of gas bladder, musculoskeletal system, skeleton and muscle tissues will be described, and the principles of system integration can be examined detail.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General description of cardiovascular system in cultured fish species. Investigation of cardiovascular systems in cultured fish.
2General description of respiratory systems. Examination of gill structure and physiology.
3Development of organ system, and liver and spleen physiology. Examination of liver and spleen tissues.
4Excretion system physiology. Investigation of kidney tissue.
5Urogenital system physiology in cultured fish.Gonad structure and improvements.
6Physiology of gas bladder. Comparison of gas bladder in different cultured fish species.
7Integration of cardiovascular and respiratory systems in cultured fish. Modelling of cardiovascular and respiratory systems
8Mid examEvaluation
9Musculoskeletal system physiology.Investigation of musculoskeletal systems. osteocyte and muscle tissue samples
10Structure and development of osteocyte. Determination of osteocyte tissues.
11Structure of cranium and vertebral column.Deformations and anomalies
12Structure and development of muscles. Determination of muscle tissues.
13Systemic integration structure of muscle and skeleton systems. Integration modelling of muscle and skeleton systems.
14Systemic integration of cardiovascular, respiratory, and musculoskeletal system physiology in cultured fish. Modelling of cardiovascular, respiratory, and musculoskeletal systems in cultured fish.
15Term Project presentationsTerm Project presentations
16Final examEvaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
1- Phylogenetic and Biochemical Perspectives, 1995. Edt. by Hochachka, P.W., Mommsen, T.P. vol 1, Elsevier, Amsterdam. 2- Metabolic Biochemistry, 1995. Edt. by Hochachka, P.W., Mommsen, T.P. vol 4, Elsevier, Amsterdam. 3- Environmental and Ecological Biochemistry, 1995. Edt. by Hochachka, P.W., Mommsen, T.P. vol 5, Elsevier, Amsterdam. 4- The Physiology of the Fishes, 1998. Edt. by David H. Evans. CRC Press, Marine Science Sciences, USA, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 5- Fish Medicine, 1993. Michael K. Stotskopf W.B. Saunders Company. HBJ., Inch., Philadelphia. 6- Fish Endocrinology, 1985. Matty, A.J. Croom Helm, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon 7- Developmental Biology of Teleost Fishes, 2004. Kunz-Ramsay, Y.Springer.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Report Preparation12020
Report Presentation122
Project Preparation12020
Project Presentation122
Individual Study for Homework Problems2816
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading2816
Laboratory Examination5840
Performance11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)209
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO25554  4
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LO45445 55
LO55533 55
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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