VTMED 6432

VTMED 6432

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This lecture and laboratory course provides an overview of fish health management in commercial aquaculture, aquarium systems, and natural waters. The laboratory is designed to provide students with a knowledge base and hands-on fish necropsy, diagnostic, anesthesia, blood collection, and fish health management in large and small aquariums. Students will maintain and manage small aquarium systems to gain an appreciation for the science behind the operation of those systems. This course requires time outside the normal scheduled class sessions for management of the aquariums and for an external visit to the Syracuse zoo an aquatic facility. Student evaluation will be comprised of four parts: (1) participation to labs, (2) maintenance of aquariums and lab report, (3) a written assignment on a topic related to fish health, and (4) presentation of this paper written assignment in class. 

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: second- and third-year veterinary students.

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

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 17174 VTMED 6432   LEC 001

    • M
    • Jan 25 - Mar 19, 2021
    • Locatelli, L

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 17175 VTMED 6432   LAB 401

    • M Online Meeting
    • Jan 25 - Mar 19, 2021
    • Locatelli, L

  • Instruction Mode: Online