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Laboratory Course in International Aquaculture, part 1



Course format On-site
Date 2020-08-10 - 2020-12-18

Course contents:

The course will focus on production methods, mainly for Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout. In the laboratory exercises, the students will learn about aspects in intensive fish farming that is important to attain good production and good fish welfare. There will be exercises in measuring of the water quality and using of equipment to improve the water quality. There will also be exercises in controlling other types of equipment used on a fish farm.


Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)

Recommended prerequisites:

AQT254 (can apply in same semester)

Learning outcomes

The students shall get practical insight in technical equipment used in international fish farming. The focus is on land-based fish farms and production methods.


ISCED Categories

Machinery and operators