AQS 270 : Fish and Invertebrate Health Management

Reviews the common infectious and noninfectious diseases of captive fish and invertebrates. Examines the common techniques of fish and invertebrate health management.

Course Outcomes

  • Identify the common signs of disease in fish and invertebrates.
  • Describe the common infectious and noninfectious diseases associated with captive aquarium fish.
  • Demonstrate proper use and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Demonstrate proper necropsy and sample collection techniques.
  • Formulate a health management and biosecurity plan based upon the results of diagnostic testing, water quality measurements and professional consultation.
  • Perform common treatment methodologies.

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