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Pirassununga, State of São Paulo, Brazil
AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT AND COORDINATION PROGRAMME
CURRICULUM FOR THE TRAINING OF AQUACULTURISTS IN THE AFRICAN REGIONAL CENTRE FOR AQUACULTURE
UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
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This Curriculum for multidisciplinary training in Aquaculture was prepared by a Task Force headed by Mr. H.P.C. Shetty, Director, College of Fisheries, Mangalore (India). The other members who contributed were Mr. Alan Bowers, Department of Marine Biology, Port Erin, University of Liverpool (U.K.), Dr. F.A. Pagán (FAO), Dr. T.V.R. Pillay (FAO), Dr. Y.C. Shang (FAO) and Mr. U.W. Schmidt (FAO).
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I. Introduction to aquaculture
II. Selection of sites for aquaculture
III. Selection of species for aquaculture
IV. Seed Production
V. Design and construction of pond farms
VI. Pond culture
VII. Running water culture
VIII. Culture in recirculating systems
IX. Culture in rice fields
X. Cage culture
XI. Pen culture
XII. Culture of molluscs
XIII. Stocking of open waters (artificial recruitment and transplantation)
XIV. Nutrition and artificial feeding
XV. Sanitation and fish health
XVI. Post-harvest technology
XVII. Socio-economic aspects of aquaculture
XVIII. Aquaculture extension
XIX. Aquaculture planning
Annexure - COURSE SCHEDULE