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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 403 Advanced Aquaculture

3 Credit(s)
Lecture course that examines specific requisites to developing and operating a commercial aquaculture facility in Massachusetts or elsewhere in New England. Finfish and shellfish culture techniques, permit requirements and marketing considerations are detailed. New developments and networking opportunities with academic, industry and agency resources are described. Guest lectures by practicing aquaculturists and representatives from support industries and regulatory agencies may be anticipated. One or two field trips may be required. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: BIO 205 , BIO 323 , BUS 170  or permission of Department Chairperson.