FISH DISEASES

Course ID: MWW-SE>FISH
Course title: FISH DISEASES
Semester: Winter
ECTS: 0
Lectures/Classes: 0 / 0 hours
Field of study: Veterinary Medicine
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: None.
Contact person: dr Małogrzata Bednarska m.bednarska@poczta.onet.pl
Short description: Biology and breeding of cyprinid and salmonid fish environmental viral, bacterial and parasitological diseases; technique of clinical examination and necropsy.
Full description: Anatomy and physiology of Salmonidae, cyprinidae and others differentiation between families and species. Basics of carp and trout husbandry. Description of symptoms and development of fish diseases. Viral, bacterial, parasitic fungal and environmental diseases. Prophylactic and therapy.
Bibliography: 1. Prost M. Choroby ryb PWRiL Warszawa 1994 2. Amlacher E. Taschenbuch der Fischkrankheiten VGFV Jena 1986 3. Grodziński Z. Anatomia i embriologia ryb PWRiL Warszawa 1981 4. Rudnicki A. Ryby wód polskich – Atlas Warszawa 1989 5. Szczerbowski J.A – Red. Rybactwo śródlądowe IRS Olsztyn 1993 6. Antychowicz J. Choroby ryb śródlądowych PWRiL Warszawa 2007 7. Antychowicz J. Choroby ryb akwariowych PWRiL Warszawa 2007 8. Stosik M,. Deptuła W., Immunologia ryb. Wyd. Nauk. Us., Szczecin 2001 9. Noga E.J. Fish disease: Diagnosis and treatment. Iowa State University Press 2000 10. Jara Z. Chodyniecki A. Ichtiopatologia. Wyd. AR Wrocław 1999 11. Czasopisma: „Medycyna Weterynaryjna”, „Komunikaty Rybackie”, „Przegląd Rybacki”
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: - should be able to identify various species of fresh water fish. Should know the basics of husbandry of the carp and salmon family. - full understanding of the laws relating to husbandry and production of farm fish - can describe the clinical signs of ill health - propose and properly plan preventive procedures and treatment of disease Skills: - evaluating the heath and status of fish by examining environmental and clinical parameters - basic approach to pathology and parasitology - the use of prophylaxis and treatment to prevent disease Social competences: - cooperates and liase with producers
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: 50% rating from classes + 50% rating from lectures (test knowledge)

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