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Fish Diseases - Parasites

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeBIO270
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian.
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Semester of Instruction

Autumn. This is a course with limited capacity.

Objectives and Content

The course gives an introduction to fish parasitology, with emphasis on parasite problems in cultured fish. Morphology, lifecycles, pathology and epizootiological aspects are dealt with. Diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment will be described. The course has a limited number of places. Students accepted to master¿s programmes at the Department of Biology will be given priority.

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to provide an understanding of parasitic diseases of fish in aquaculture, promote correct diagnoses and appropriate control measures.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Laboratory course, assigments and oral presentation.Approved mandatory activities are valid for 6 semesters.

Forms of Assessment

Oral and compulsory assignments.

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Portfolio assesment and oral examination

    Withdrawal deadline
    01.11.2017