Course syllabus Z-RCHOV - Fish Culture (REC - WS 2008/2009)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Fish Culture
Course title in English:
Fish Culture
Semester: WS 2008/2009
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
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Course type: optional
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Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Petr Spurný, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Department of Zoology, Fisheries, Hydrobiology and Apiculture (FA)
Teachers: Ing. Jiří Fiala, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Petr Spurný, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Jan Šťastný, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Vítek, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Andrea Ziková, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
to study at faculty REK
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To acquire fundamental knowledge about fish biology, important fish species in the Czech Republic, basics of freshwater hydrochemistry hydrobiology and ecology, fish pond culture and technical aquaculture
Course content:
1.Introduction to fish biology, basics of anatomy and physiology of fishes (allowance 10/6)
Sense organs, gas bladder, digestive system, circulatory system, excretory, osmoregulatory and reproductive organs, reproductive cycles (allowance 10/6)
3.Fish systematics and nomenclature, important fish species in the Czech Republic (allowance 6/5)
4.Meristic and morphometric characters, anatomical dissection of fish, basic ichthyologic methods (allowance 0/5)
Basic of hydrochemistry, hydrobiology and ecology of water environment (allowance 8/12)
Fisheries in the Czech Republik - the past and the present (allowance 4/0)
7.Influence of the specific water pollution at the fish organism, management of running waters for angling (allowance 10/4)
Pond fish culture - carp and other market species, fish stock (allowance 4/6)
Trout culture, pelletized feeds, technical aquacultures (allowance 4/6)
Visitation of a typical czech fish pond farm (allowance 0/8)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Total0 h
Assessment methods:
oral examination
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
KAPOOR, B G. -- KHANNA, B. Ichthyology handbook. New Dehli: Narosa Publishing House, 2004. 1059 p. ISBN 81-7319-417-3.
WEDEMEYER, G A. Physiology of Fish in Intensive Culture Systems. New York: Chapman & Hall, 1996. 16 p. ISBN 0-412-07801-5.
PITCHER, T J. Behaviour of Teleost Fishes. 2nd ed. London: Chapman & Hall, 1993. 15 p. Fish and Fisheries. ISBN 0-412-42940-3.
The biology of streams and rivers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 296 p. ISBN 0-19-854977-6.

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Last modification made by RNDr. Jana Gotthardová on 09/18/2008.

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