Introduction to Shellfish Aquaculture

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement



Course Description

This course is designed to give workers/participants an understanding of basic shellfish and sea-plant aquaculture concepts and methodologies. Topics include production value of farmed shellfish and sea-plant species, biology and life cycle, the farm cycle, early life stage and grow out culture methods, harvesting, processing and quality control.

Course Outline

1.0 Overview of Shellfish and Sea-plant Aquaculture in Canada
2.0 Biology of Shellfish and Sea-plant
3.0 Farming of Shellfish
4.0 Farming Sea-plants
5.0 Harvesting and Processing
6.0 Industry Limitations and Challenges

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