An intensive five-day course on practical skills associated with fish health techniques for aquaculture (hatcheries and net pen) and aquarium fishes. Various topics include animal welfare (including anesthetic use, blood collection and fish tagging), fish anatomy, recognition of common disease symptoms and testing for harmful algae blooms (HABs). Upon completion, students will be able to describe the diagnosis, pathology and treatment of major aquatic diseases. The hands-on laboratory component allows the student to practice various diagnostic and applied techniques essential to fish welfare, proper fish husbandry and health assessment.
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