Introduction to Aquaculture

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement



Course Description

This course is designed to give workers/participants an understanding of basic aquaculture concepts. It includes an introduction to the history of aquaculture; the production and market value of the key species in Canadian aquaculture, as well as the types of jobs created by the industry; a general introduction the biology and farming methods used for key species in Canada, including introducing the basic concepts around methods land-based and open ocean farming; examples of current ‘hot topics’ and public perception of the industry; and introducing new and upcoming innovations in the industry.

Course Outline

1.0 A Brief History of Aquaculture
2.0 Aquaculture by the Number
3.0 An Introduction to Farmed Aquatic Species in Canada
4.0 Land and Sea: The Basics of Land-Based and Open Ocean Aquaculture
5.0 Aquaculture in the Media
6.0 Innovations in Aquaculture
7.0 Governance

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