Aquatic Module

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

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