Unit Code: FIS420 / FIS608

Unit Title: Finfish Culture and Lab

The Finfish Culture and Laboratory Unit offers students a unique opportunity to learn about different types of fish, especially those characterized by fins and their respective culturing methods. The Unit offers students the opportunity to conduct laboratory and practical work, as well as participating in field projects, including visits to various existing fishing observatory sites. Activities in this Unit include; carrying out observations, feed formulations, feeding, management, disease control, data recording, analysis, and determination of species market value. The Unit equips students with the ability to provide basic capacity in the important steps of establishing finfish farm, through theoretical and practical methods, and create opportunities in the development of finfish culture in the Solomon Islands and the region.