Aquatic Module

For students working on fish  frogs and toads  in  laboratory,  sea water , fresh water  and  farming environments.

WE ARE DEVELOPING AN ONLINE MODULE. IT IS SLOWER THAN WE EXPECTED IT  TO BE. WE HOPE TO HAVE IT RUNNING BY MID JANUARY  2020. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED  PLEASE EMAIL US sec@last-Ireland.ie 

Syllabus includes

  • General biology/physiology of fish with emphasis on systems affected by adverse welfare condition
  • Biology/physiology, husbandry of zebra fish and the welfare implications of their use as an experimental model in medical science
  • The husbandry and handling of aquaria, farmed and wild fish and the impact (including diseases) on welfare of their use as experimental models
  •  Welfare, stress and pain in fish
  • Experimental design: Case studies
  • Euthanasia and humane end-points