Course Code: VET419

Course Title : Aquaculture and Fish diseases I

Weekly Teaching Hours: (2,1)

Course Description : The content of the courses provide an overview of all aspect of biology, physiology, ecology, feeding, management, reproduction, communicable and no communicable diseases and toxicology of aquatic animals. River ecology and watershed management subjects are also covered.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Aquatic Entomology by Lancaster and Downes. 2 nd. Ed. 2013
  • Health and Management in Aquaculture by Lio- po and Inui. 2nd. Ed. 2010
  • Aquaculture by Stickney 2 nd. Ed. 2009
  • Biology of Fishes by Bone and Moore. 3 rd. Ed. 2008

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95% compulsory.