Unit Code: FIS719

Unit Title: Live Foods, Fish Feeds & Lab

This Unit is designed to help students understand the concepts, principles and technics of using live organisms as foods and feeds for larval organisms in aquaculture. The Unit is divided into three (3) parts. Part 1 teaches live foods, where students are introduced to topics such in; introduction of live foods and fish feeds for aquaculture, live feeds for hatchery systems, such as the use of artermia, problems, prospects and alternatives to live feed developments. Part 2 focuses on fish feeds, where students are introduced to topics in fish feeds and types, feeding techniques, and artificial diets development for fish larvae. Part 3 acquaints students with laboratory work and management and covers topics in detail on feeding practices, storage and management.