Study programme

Aquaculture (188836)

ECTS 6.00
E-learning R1
Teaching hours 60
Lectures 16
Practicum 32
Seminar 12
Lecturer
Assoc. Prof. Tea Tomljanović, PhD
Marina Tomić Maksan, PhD
Assist. Prof. Daniel Matulić, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Ana Gavrilović, PhD
Associate teacher for exercises
Assoc. Prof. Tea Tomljanović, PhD
Marina Tomić Maksan, PhD
Assist. Prof. Daniel Matulić, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Ana Gavrilović, PhD
Associate teacher for seminars
Assoc. Prof. Tea Tomljanović, PhD
Marina Tomić Maksan, PhD
Assist. Prof. Daniel Matulić, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Ana Gavrilović, PhD
Grading
Sufficient (2) 66 -75 %
Good (3) 76 -85 %
Very good (4) 86 -93 %
Excellent (5) 94 -100 %

Course coordinator

Assist. Prof. Daniel Matulić, PhD
Assist. Prof. Daniel Matulić, PhD

Course description

The objectives of the course are acquisition of modern theoretical and practical knowledge of aquaculture; understanding the current state and aquaculture importance in the global fisheries; the establishment of the expert background on the applicable production in the function of creating new, maintaining existing and exploiting unused natural goods, regarding aquaculture. adoption of basic knowledge for further studies in specialist and doctoral studies; adoption of adequate skills to perform responsible jobs within the profession.

Type of course

General competences

No additional competence are required for the course.

Types of instruction

  • Exercises
  • Field work
  • Laboratory practice/exercises
  • Lectures
  • Other forms of group or individual learning
  • Seminars

Learning outcomes

Learning outcome Evaluation methods
Identify the natural, productive and economic features of aquaculture
Analyze the specific problems of cost-effective and environmentally friendly aquaculture, solve them in new situations based on the synthesis of acquired knowledge and skills
Use achieved skills of theoretical and practical learning in the acquisition of new knowledge from aquaculture
Identify important events in this domain and present them in the media and publicity

Weekly class schedule

  1. Introduction in aquaculture as a function in food production
  2. Introduction in rearing warm-water fish; categorization and characteristics; methods and technologies of spawning carp and additional fish species in the warm-water aquaculture; rearing juvenile and consumer categories
  3. Introduction in rearing cold-water fish; categorization and characteristics; methods and technologies of spawning trout and additional fish species in the cold-water aquaculture; rearing juvenile and consumer categories
  4. Introduction in rearing marine fish; categorization and characteristics; methods and technologies of spawning seabass and gilt-head seabream; rearing juvenile and consumer categories
  5. Getting acquainted with freshwater aquaculture on the spot; visit the farm and the hatchery of cold-water fish species
  6. Getting acquainted with freshwater aquaculture on the spot; visit the farm and the hatchery of warm-water fish species
  7. Getting acquainted with marine aquaculture on the spot; visit the farm and the hatchery of marine fish species
  8. The basics of pet freshwater fish; technology, the establishment of the aquarium, health and maintenance
  9. Introduction of aquaculture marketing; benefits, material and methods
  10. Introduction of shellfish aquaculture with emphasis on mussels and oysters technology
  11. Introduction of other fish species and organisms in aquaculture; Basic characteristics of quality, processing and use of fish meat; market and traffic of aquatic organisms
  12. Data collection for seminar work
  13. Seminar writing, collecting and processing of scientific literature
  14. Seminar writing, collecting and processing of scientific literature
  15. Presentation

Obligatory literature

  1. Tidwel, J.H. (2012): Aquaculture Production Systems. Wiley-Blackwell. Oxford, UK
  2. Stickney R.R., (editor) (2000): Encyclopedia of Aquaculture. John Wiley & Sons, New York
  3. SOFIA (2016): State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture, FAO

Recommended literature

  1. Available scientific papers in journals: Aquaculture, Aquaculture Research, Aquaculture International