Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3

AQU 230 – Fish Genetics & Breeding

Prerequisites: BIO 111 Corequisites: None

This course covers the principles of qualitative and quantitative genetics and breeding of fish and shellfish. Emphasis is placed on quantitative genetic traits that affect various production parameters, with numerous examples using commonly cultured species. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the basic principles of genetics and design appropriate breeding programs for a variety of commonly cultured species.