Online Learning Provides Detailed Knowledge01 August 2011
GENERAL - The second module of the University of St Andrews online Postgraduate Diploma/MSc course in Sustainable Aquaculture hosted by TheFishSite.com, provides students with detailed knowledge of the biology of key aquaculture species.
Course director, Neil Hazon said: “Improving the sustainability of aquaculture depends critically on knowing the environmental requirements and physiology of the cultured species.
"Optimising culture conditions requires developing a better understanding of the fundamental physiological mechanisms that govern growth, reproduction and behaviour of aquaculture species."
Students will study both vertebrate and invertebrate aquaculture species in a comprehensive series of topics including the physiology of respiration, metabolism, reproduction and development.
The course starts in October and applications are currently being assessed.
Places are limited so students should apply as soon as possible.
For more information visit www.thefishsite.com/learn/ or contact the course director Dr Neil Hazon. You can also find our more on the Fish Vet Group stand (F-512) at Aquanor.
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