AQS 220 : Biology of Captive Invertebrates

Reviews the life history and captive care requirements of invertebrates commonly cultured in the aquatic animal industry/profession.

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Course Outcomes

  • Recognize and identify internal and external features of commonly kept and cultured aquatic invertebrates.
  • Discuss the important physiologic characteristics of aquatic invertebrates including reproduction, locomotion, and osmoregulation.
  • Describe the natural life history of commonly kept and cultured aquatic invertebrates.
  • Identify the husbandry requirements for selected aquatic invertebrates.5.Design a culture system suitable for selected aquatic invertebrates.

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