COURSE CODE: FIS309
COURSE TITLE: Aquaculture
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Prof. Yemi Akegbejo‐Samsons
Office Location: Room D210, COLERM
Aims and types of aquaculture. History, present organization and status of aquaculture in Nigeria . Principle of aquaculture, liming and pond fertilization; food supply; selection of culture species, introduction of exotic species and their implications. Water requirements. Stocking, feeding and harvesting practices. Fish farm design. Economic consideration of aquaculture.