Ornamental Fish Culture

UMTMOOC ADMIN
  • 12-12-2018
  • Flexible

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…

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.

 

 


Synopsis


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


Obj


  1. To understand status and the importance of ornamental industry in Malaysia and global.
  2. To learn and discover the factor related with biology, reproduction and management of types of ornamental fish.
  3. To introduce species and variety of ornamental fish as well as aquarium management.


LO


At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  •     apply information and practical experience in aquarium decoration;
  •     learn about management, development, breeding and rearing of ornamental fish.


Syll



  1.     Introduction to ornamental fish industry
  2.     Biology of Ornamental Fish
  3.     Quality Characteristic Determining
  4.     Nutrition of Ornamental Fish
  5.     Ornamental fish breeding
  6.     Selective Breeding and Biotechnology
  7.     Seed Production of Ornamental Fish
  8.     Principles of water quality managements
  9.     Culture systems
  10.     Aquarium decorations
  11.     Disease and Treatment


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