FISH 333: Principles of Aquaculture


Water as an environment for aquaculture; characteristics for selection of fish for aquaculture; energy budget of typical fish for aquaculture. Aquaculture systems and techniques. Concepts of integrated aquaculture. Principal food chain in fish ponds. Fish farm management (concept of carrying capacity, water quality, feed and feeding, control of aquatic plants, predators and diseases). Improvement of aquaculture production in Ghana. General economics of aquaculture. Mariculture.