2019-2020 / OCEA0099-1

Marine aquaculture


20h Th, 16h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in oceanography (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Charles Mélard, Carole Rougeot


Charles Mélard

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course gives through a synthetic approach of the aquaculture production. It is dived in 3 chapters:
- Introduction: aquaculture status
- Production cycle : (1) reproduction, larval rearing and genetic improvement; (2) nutrition and growth; (3) rearing systems.
- Molluscs and crustaceans aquaculture

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The student has the bases necessary for the comprehension of the aquaculture problematic.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Biology and chemistry, cellular biology, animal physiology

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The courses (theoretical and interactive discsussion) is assumed by 2 teachers. Training consist in the manipulation of fish.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Face-to-face teaching. First four-monthly period, schedule establishes by the professor in accordance with the students. Practical are established by the professor and made with the group of the students of the Advanced master GeRAA (ULg) Lectures and practicals given at the CEFRA

Recommended or required readings

Books available in the library of the CEFRA

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination is a redaction of a report relative to the developement of the aquaculture

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Charles Mélard,
CEFRA-ULg, Chemin de la justice, 10, 4500 Tihange
Tel : ++ 32 85 274 153

Carole Rougeot,
Tel : ++ 32 85 274 159