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SFQ-101 Shellfish Diseases And Biosecurity

3 credits


This course introduces students to important diseases affecting growth and survival of the stock, as well as measures taken to protect the health of consumers. The course will focus on biosecurity including the detection of common microbial diseases of filter-feeding molluscan shellfish to protect the health of human consumers. Identification and monitoring of Harmful Algal Bloom organisms will be presented.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of English 10, Composition 10, Creative Writing 10, Literary Studies 10, New Media 10, Spoken Language 10, English First Peoples Writing 10, English First Peoples Literary Studies 10, English First Peoples New Media 10, English First Peoples Spoken Language 10, or NIC ENG-035, or C+ in Communications 12, or C+ in ESL 062 and 065; or successful NIC assessment testing in English; and C in one of Principles of Math 10, Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10, Workplace Math 10, Foundations of Math & Pre-Calculus 10, Applications of Math 11, NIC MAT-029, or successful NIC assessment testing in math.

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