COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

BASICS OF AQUACULTURE & AQUAPONICS (SCI 171)

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Credits: 1 - 4

This seminar introduces techniques of fish farming.


In aquaculture, a broad introduction is given to the science and skills of fish farming and raising fish as a prime food source in developing nations. Topics and activities include: theory of fish farming, field trips, and practical experience raising young fish under carefully controlled conditions.


Aquaponics adds to fish farming the growing of crops fed by the effluent from fish. The topics covered include an introduction to aquaponics, the design of units, the building techniques, and business principles to make the aquaponics unit a profitable enterprise.

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