Reading List

Textbook codes given in bibliography, below.


Week 1

Lec: Introduction to Course; History of Aquaculture & Feeding, History of the Ration, Influencing Factors

FHM pp 208-210, 210-212

Lab: Calculation of Conversion Rates, Daily Rations, and Date of First Feeding

FHM pp 239-245
TFF pp 12-17


Week 2

Lec: Feeding Ecology & Behaviors; Benefit/Cost Ratios; Costs of Feeding

PFS pp 179-190
MLP pp 90-109, 114-125, 160-174
BF pp 426-432

Lab: Fish Anatomy: Adaptions to the Feeding Niche; Dissection: Brook Trout

Handout: Digestive Anatomy of Selected Fishes
FHM pp 212-213
WWFC pp 245-272
BF pp 418-426, 432-436


Week 3

Lec: Ecology of Growth; Fish Condition

FHM pp 60-61
MLP pp 109-114
BF pp 446-449

Lab: Fish Anatomy: Basic Digestion; Dissection: Tilapia

WWFC pp 273-277
BF pp 436-440


Week 4

Lec: Food Destiny Equation

NRF pp 3-6
BF pp 444-446

Lab: Fish Anatomy: Dissection: Lamprey

Handout: Lamprey Anatomy


Week 5

Lec: Nutritional Energetics

MFB pp 389-403
Handout: Nutritional Energetics of Fishes

Lab: Fish Anatomy: Dissection: Dogfish

Handout: Shark Anatomy


Week 6

Lab: Calculation of Total Gain, Monthly Gain, and Monthly Rations

FHM pp 246-248


Week 7

Lec: Basic Nutritional Elements: Proteins

FHM pp 213-217
NRF pp 6-13
WWFC pp 273-301
BF pp 440-444
TFF pp 1-6

Lab: Computer Modelling: Stella


Week 8

Lec: Basic Nutritional Elements: Energy Sources: Fats & Carbohydrates

FHM pp 217-227
NRF pp 13-16

Lab: Computer Modelling: Stella


Week 9

Lec: Basic Nutritional Elements: Vitamins, Minerals, & Water

FHM pp 227-231
NRF pp 16-32

Lab: Computer Modelling: Stella


Week 10

Lec: Non-Nutritive & Anti-Nutritive Feed Components

FHM pp 231-233
NRF pp 33-42
Handout: Supplemental Phytase in Catfish Diets
Handout: Control of Aflatoxicosis in Rainbow Trout and Steelhead
Handout: A New Approach for Control of Mycotoxin

Lab: Analysis of Feed Labels

Handout: Feed Labels


Week 11

Lab: Calculation of Dates of First Feeding, Feed Sizes & Switch Over, and Long-term Ration

FHM pp 257-259


Week 12

Lec: Feed Stuff Management

FHM pp 236-238

Lab: Feed Formulation & Preparation; Pearson's Square

FHM pp 234-236
NRF pp 43-54
TFF pp 6-12


Week 13

Lec: Site Visit: Tunison Lab
Lab: Site Visit: Tunison Lab


Week 14

Lec: Natural Feeding & Fertilization

FHM pp 233-234
WWFC pp 148-197

Lab: Stomach Content Analysis

FT pp 325-336


Week 15

Lec: Feeding Practices

FHM pp 238-259
NRF pp 55-61
TFF pp 17-24
Handout: Limiting Feed Intake by Fish





MLP Bennett, G.W. 1970. Management of Lakes and Ponds, 2nd edition. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York

BF Bond, C.E. 1996. Biology of Fishes, 2nd edition. Saunders College Publishing/Harcourt Brace, Orlando, Florida

NRF Committee on Animal Nutrition. 1993. Nutrient requirements of fish. National Research Council Committee on Animal Nutrition. National Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC

PFS Everhart, W.H., and W.D. Youngs. 1981. Principles of Fishery Science, second edition. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York

FT Nielsen, L.A. and D.L. Johnson, editors. 1983. Fisheries Techniques. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland

TFF Phillips, A.M. 1970. Trout feeds and feeding. Manual of Fish Culture, part 3 management, section B hatchery operations, chapter 5, July 1970. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, Washington, DC

FHM Piper, R.G., I.B. McElwain, L.E. Orme, J.P. McCraren, L.G. Fowler, and J.R. Leonard. 1982. Fish Hatchery Management. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC

MFB Schreck, C.B., and P.B. Moyle, editors. 1990. Methods for Fish Biology. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland

WWFC Snow, J.R., R.O. Jones, and W.A. Rogers. 1964. Training Manual for Warm-Water Fish Culture, third revision. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, Warm-water Inservice Training School, Marion, Alabama


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