University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2014–2015

Aquaculture (AQUA) Courses

College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management

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AQUA 262  Intro Aquaculture (3) Discussion of the biological, physiochemical and economic aspects of aquaculture, including a survey of the culture techniques of cultured species of finfish, shellfish, lower invertebrates and algae. (GenEd/IntReq: GCC, HPP)

AQUA 352  Aquaculture of Fishes (3) Theory and practice of aquaculture techniques for a wide variety of fishes including identification, reproduction, hatchery and nursery operations, grow-out, health management, harvest, processing and marketing. Pre: AQUA 262 or aquatic ecology or instructor’s consent.

AQUA 352L  Aquaculture of Fishes Lab (1) (lab) Hands-on experience in hatchery, nursery and grow-out of wide variety of fishes. Pre: AQUA 352 or concurrent enrollment.

AQUA 353  Invertebrate & Algae Culture (3) Theory and practice of aquaculture techniques for invertebrates and plants including identification, reproduction, hatchery and nursery operations, grow-out, health management, harvest, processing and marketing. Pre: AQUA 262 or aquatic ecology or instructor’s consent.

AQUA 353L  Cultures of Invertebrates Lab (1) (lab) Hands-on experience in hatchery, nursery and grow-out of aquatic invertebrates and algae. Pre: AQUA 353 or concurrent enrollment.

AQUA 425  Water Qual & Aquatic Product (3) Study of water quality and aquatic productivity as it relates to aquaculture and fisheries. Pre: CHEM 124 or instructor's consent. (Same as BIOL 425).

AQUA 425L  Water Qual & Aquatic Prod Lab (1) (lab) Hands-on education in the monitoring and management of water quality and algal populations in ponds and other aquatic systems. Pre: AQUA 425 or concurrent enrollment, or instructor's consent.

AQUA 466  Fisheries Science (3) General characteristics of fisheries, harvesting methods; principles and techniques to derive data and analyze fished population. Pre: background in fish biology and aquatic ecology or instructor’s consent.


AQUA x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) (IO) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.

AQUA x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) (IO) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.

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