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Aquaculture, Environment, and Society

  • Spring 2025
  • Next course: 31. March - 16. April 2025
  • CMM/CRD Elective Course | 6 ECTS
  • Course:CMM1204

About the course

The course focuses on the interplay between aquaculture and the environment with a focus on principles and concepts related to the ecology of aquaculture. Different aquaculture systems and production methods will be examined. The major theme will be environmental aspects of aquaculture. This includes feed-stuff problems, alternative fish feed ingredients and IMTA approaches (Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture). The course will also consider societal impacts of aquaculture.


Learning outcome

On completion of the course a student:

  • can compare different aquaculture systems, production methods, breeding programs.
  • can recognise common constraints involved in aquaculture at different levels.
  • can describe the components and processes of aquaculture systems that interact with the environment.
  • can outline main regulations and typical environmental monitoring schemes.
  • can discuss how aquaculture can impact local and regional societies


Prerequisites: No prerequisites registered for the course

Assessment: 10% class participation; 15% presentation; 35% paper; 25% role playing game; 15% written exam

Final Exam: Assignment