The Laboratory Animal Facility
Laboratory Animal Science (LAS)

LAS 303 - Laboratory Animal Science for fish-researchers

UiB offer a special-topic part with focus on fish as part of the education in Laboratory animal Science

A. Bronstad

The course is call «Laboratory Animal Science part 2 – fish» and the course code is LAS 303, It is usually organized in march each year. Together with LAS 301 it covers the theoretical part of the education for researchers that use animals in research.

Parts of the anesthesia-lectures are organized as e-learning and students must prepare part this before the lectures. You find this material on this link.

In LAS 303 the following topics are covered:

  • Welfare and behavior
  • Health and common disease in research fish
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Anesthesia and pain
  • Cognitive abilities of fish
  • Blood sampling
  • Administration of drugs

 Anesthesia in fish