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

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Course code: Z-RCHOV
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Fish Culture
Course title in English: Fish Culture
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: -- item not defined --
Semester: WS 2008/2009
Name of lecturer: 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)
Prerequisites: to study at faculty REK
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
1.Introduction to fish biology, basics of anatomy and physiology of fishes (allowance 10/6)
2.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)
5.Basic of hydrochemistry, hydrobiology and ecology of water environment (allowance 8/12)
6.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)
8.Pond fish culture - carp and other market species, fish stock (allowance 4/6)
9.Trout culture, pelletized feeds, technical aquacultures (allowance 4/6)
10.Visitation of a typical czech fish pond farm (allowance 0/8)
Learning outcomes and competences:
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Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Total0 h
Assessment methods:
oral examination
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQKAPOOR, B G. -- KHANNA, B.Ichthyology handbookNew DehliNarosa Publishing House200481-7319-417-3
RQWEDEMEYER, G A.Physiology of Fish in Intensive Culture SystemsNew YorkChapman & Hall19960-412-07801-5
RQPITCHER, T J.Behaviour of Teleost FishesLondonChapman & Hall19930-412-42940-3
RQThe biology of streams and riversOxfordOxford University Press20040-19-854977-6


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