Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001003072014FRESHWATER FISH CULTURECompulsory353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide students; to recognize the cultivation properties of freshwater fish, to grasp the latest technological developments about freshwater aquaculture fish, to decide which fish species can be cultured in any water environment, to perform breeding techniques of fish and to design necessary infrastructure for these.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Özgür Altan Öğretim Görevlisi Dr. Serhat Engin
Learning Outcomes
1Trout fry to a list of technical requirements necessary for the production
2To understand the characteristics of different environments for trout
3The water and land carp to design requests
4Compare the method carp production
5Servings of different ways to explain the production of carp
6Eel cultivation to design the proper water conditions
7European Catfish production to design
8Rearing of pike and perch,Hybrid striped bass fishing to compare
9Tilapiya production of hot water to give an example of fish production
10Applying the production of sturgeon fish
11The grass carp and tench in the proper condition to use the water
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Includes the uses of all culture technics and infrastructure elements of trout, carp, and other economical species cultivation from broodstock to portion trout.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The species which are used in trout culture, water resources and quality, site selection of trout farms, trout production facility water flow rate measurement and problem-solving about capacity determination
2Intake of progeny from trout, hatcheries-fry production units, egg care in hatchery period, larvae hatch out and larval care, video show
3Trout culture in ponds, trout culture in cages, trout-sizing and sorting, transportation of trout, harvest in trout culture. Technical trip to a trout farm
4Carp culture, introduction of carp, water sources and land features, carp ponds. problem-solving about capacity determination
5Carp production methods, natural production, Semi-controlled production, fully controlled carp production Removing pituitary Dissection
6juvenile fish production in earthen pond, breeding of one year-old carps, growth retardation in culture, breeding of 2 years-old carps, carp culture in cages.Technical trip to a carp farm
7MIDTERM EXAMLaboratory midterm exam
8Eel culturevideo show
9Catfish culture, the European Catfish Productionvideo show
10Pike culture Zander Farming Hybrid striped bass cultureProject Presentation
11Tilapia cultureProject Presentation
12Sturgeon farmingProject Presentation
13Tench culture Grass carp productionProject Presentation
14Project PresentationProject Presentation
15Project PresentationProject Presentation
16FINAL EXAMLaboratory exam
Recommended or Required Reading
İçsu balıkları ve yetiştiriciliği M.S. Çelikkale,karadeniz teknik üniversitesi,1/2 cilt.1994. İçsu balıkları yetiştiriciliği, F. Çağıltay,Nobel, 2007. Balık üreticisi el kitabı,editör:K.Güllü,AB yayınaları, 2007. Alabalık Yetiştiriciliği,Y.Emre,V. Kürüm,1998. Sazan Üretim tekniği,D.Atay,M.S. Çelikkale,1983. Textbook of fish culture, Breeding and cultivation of fish, M. Huet,1970. Intensive fish farming, C.J. Shepherd ve N. Bromage,1990. Principles of warmwater aquaculture,R.R.Stickney,1979. The freshwater aquaculture book,W. Mclarney,1987.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Field Trip2612
Report Preparation188
Report Presentation111
Self Study188
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination177
Laboratory Midterm Examination111
Laboratory Examination111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)87
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