Course Code: FIS313
Course Title: Fish Farming Techniques and Hatchery Management
Number of Units: 3 Units
Course Duration: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. (Mrs.) O.T. Agbebi
Office Location: Room D204, COLERM
Artisanal and commercial fishing methods and different types of fish culture techniques, monoculture, polyculture, selected breeding, intensive and extensive culture inland land brackish water, in rice field, in floating cages and rafts. Spawning methods; artificial fertilization, incubation, rearing, harvesting and transportation of fry and fingerlings. Selection and care of breeders; larvae and fingerlings. Control of weed parasites and diseases in the hatchery, control of physicochemical properties of water.