This course is an advanced version of fish parasitology for the Fish Disease course and also, an elective course for the School of Fisheries and Aquaculture. Students are first taught the common parasites infecting fish. It starts with fish protozoan ectoparasites: ciliates and flagellates which are found on gills and skin of fish host.
Environmental management is a broad discipline devoted to understanding human-environment interactions and application of science to solve problem. This course introduces the general concepts of environmental management, the principles of ecology and environmental components which are related. It also discusses the concept of sustainable development in relation to the environment and examines the systems and patterns of specific environmental management in national scale. The course also discusses various forms of national environmental policies and international implemented by government to achieve sustainable development.
This course aims to familiarize the student with the principles of ornamental fish culture management, history and status of ornamental fish industry. This course also gives an introduction to basic concepts of aquarium science, species and variety of ornamental fish. The student will be learning the biological aspect of ornamental fish such as male-female determination, morphology and symptom of maturation, breeding techniques and larval rearing. The student will be provided with specific detail about aquarium set-up, filtration system, aeration and decoration that are useful in aquarium management. At the end of the course, the student will be able to apply information and practical experience in aquarium decoration, management, development, breeding and rearing of ornamental fish.
This course will introduce the biology of sea turtles, threats to their survival, issues and challenges in conserving sea turtles, as well as to introduce the National legislation and International conventions in protecting sea turtles. Apart from that, this course will also introduce the ongoing sea turtle research, conservation and outreach program conducted by Universiti Malaysia Terengganu at Redang Island, Terengganu, Malaysia.