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FISH 603 AQUACULTURE

This course is designed to familiarize students with the concept of aquaculture and to apply the principles for sustainable aquaculture. The course will focus on: Methods of production; Aquaculture in cages and enclosures: selection of sites, designs of cages...

FISH 442: Global Fisheries Trade and Marketing

Important species traded and marketed.  Trader types and function.  Trends in world fish trade; endangered species due to trading and marketing; the supply chain; transaction systems; distribution channels of fish; consumer needs and value adding to...

FISH 441: Fisheries Economics

Studies of resource economics and economic theories with application to fisheries. Bioeconmic theories and models of fisheries. Dynamic optimization and the economics of shared stocks. The socio-economics of fishing communities in the African setting. Status...

FISH 439: Fish Processing and Utilization

Fish handling after harvest and prior to processing. Principles of fish processing and preservation. Methods of fish processing and preservation by artisanal and industrial fisheries in the tropics. Types of fish products - chilled fish, dried fish, salted...

FISH 438 Aquaculture Engineering and Practice

Global status and importance of aquaculture. Design, construction and maintenance of aquaculture facilities e.g.. ponds, tanks, cages. Design, construction and operation of a fish hatchery. Managing a fish farm (BMPs for Tilapia and African catfish culture)....

FISH 437: Fish Physiology

Introduction and scope of fish physiology. Internal environment and composition of body fluids. Osmotic and ionic regulation water and salt balance, kidney structure and function.  Functional adaptations to environmental change. Vascular transport and...

FISH 436: Fisheries Governance and Institutional Framework

Complexities of fisheries management Integrated fisheries management, ecosystem and precautionary approach to fisheries. Definition of ‘governance’.  Need for fisheries governance & institutional framework.  Role of coastal states...

FISH 435: Fish Stock Assessment

Definition and objectives of fish stock assessment. Status of world fisheries. Trends of national fish production and consumption.  Key fish species targeted for stock assessment in Ghanaian coastal waters; constraints in tropical waters. Russell’s...

FISH 434: Principles of Fisheries Management

Definition and objectives of fisheries Management. General management objectives guided by the FAO Code of conduct for responsible fisheries (CCRF); A typical framework of fishery management (Policy and Objective, Management Context and Management Process)....

FISH 432: Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology

Fundamentals of fish nutrition. Classification of fish food (carbohydrates, protein, lipids, minerals, vitamins, energy). Nutritional requirements of fin and shellfish. Fish bioenergetics. General principle of feed formulation, Different steps of feed...

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