Dec 01, 2021  
2020-21 UMMachias Catalog 
2020-21 UMMachias Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 333 - Plant Ecology

A course that introduces students to topics in marine aquaculture, primarily mariculture in Maine.  Topics include the history of mariculture in the state, water quality parameters, culture systems, life histories and ecology, public vs.  private mariculture, feeding and nutrition, diseases within culture systems, and mariculture economics.  UMM’s mariculture facility is used to culture algae, shellfish, and finfish.  Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours. 

Prerequisites: BIO 245, or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered Fall - Alternate Years (Offered fall semesters of even-numbered years.)

Credits: 4