Number of credits
|Master in biology of organisms and ecology (120 ECTS)||3 crédits|
|Master in oceanography (120 ECTS)||3 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
Aquarium is a closed system considered as an artificial ecosystem.
Building and maintenance are considered, in particular :
* Water chemistry
* Filtration (Life Support System)
* Food end feeding
* Transportation of live animals
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
Give to students knowledge and competence to perform maintenance, reproduction, and use of aquatic species in closed environment (freshwater and seawater). Teaching intended for the students in aquaculture, oceanography or biology.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Basic scientific knowledge, level Bachelor in Biology (or similar)
Good command of french language
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Included into cursus :
* Guided and critical visit of Liège University Aquarium.
* Aquariologic material, devices and techniques.
* Water analysis and diagnose.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
7 lessons (Duration : 2 h 30) during the first quadrimester, Zoological Institute.
Recommended or required readings
196 pp syllabus, recent papers, tables, ...
Assessment methods and criteria
C. Michel Curator of Aquarium-Muséum Lecturer Tel : + 32 (0)4 366 5007 Fax : + 32 (0)4 366 5093 e-mail : Christian.Michel@uliege.be(Christian.Michel@ulg.ac.be)