AQS 110: Aquarium Science Practicum 1

Credits 2
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Introduces aquatic animal husbandry work environment and the care of captive aquatic animals. Emphasizes daily animal care and exhibit readiness.

Course Outcomes
  • Prepare food for the animal collection and clean animal collection areas to industry standards.
  • Assist with opening and closing procedures at the aquatic facility.
  • Culture, harvest, and distribute live food organisms to the animal collection.
  • Interpret exhibits and aquatic animal work areas to facility patrons in a positive and informative manner.
  • Identify fishes and invertebrate behaviors.
  • Design and implement a fish transport strategy.
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