VTMED 6432

VTMED 6432

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

This lecture and laboratory course provides an overview of the aquatic environment and the important infectious and non-infectious diseases of aquatic animals in commercial aquaculture, aquarium systems, and natural waters. The laboratory is designed to provide students with a knowledge base and hands-on diagnostic experience in diseases of fish, anesthesia and blood collection, and fish health management in zoo and lab settings. Students also maintain and manage aquarium systems during the course to gain an appreciation for the science behind the operation of those systems. The laboratory requires time outside the normal schedules class sessions (to be scheduled by the students) for management of the aquarium systems. Each student makes a presentation on a topic in aquatic animal health during the course.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: first, second, third, and fourth year veterinary students or written permission of instructor.

Comments Minimum enrollment 8; maximum 16.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Eight Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15517 VTMED 6432   LEC 001

  • 15518 VTMED 6432   LAB 401