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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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1.) Identify career opportunities in aquaculture.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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2.) Identify safety precautions associated with producing fish.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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3.) Trace the history of aquaculture.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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4.) Explain extensive, semi-intensive, and intensive aquaculture production.

Examples: extensive—low animal density, low economic risk, little or no environmental manipulation, including aeration, feeding, and fertilization

- semi-intensive—moderate animal density, moderate economic risk, moderate environmental manipulation, including supplemental aeration and supplemental feeding

- intensive—high animal density, high economic risk, complete environmental manipulation, including continuous aeration, nutritionally complete feeding, and biological waste management

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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5.) Describe the role of scientific research relative to the aquaculture industry.

•  Identifying vaccines, antibiotics, and breeding techniques used in the aquaculture industry
•  Identifying sources of nutrients and feed components used in the aquaculture industry
•  Identifying aquaculture production methods and management strategies for recirculating systems, cages, raceways, ponds, partitioned aquaculture systems, and super-intensive aquaculture systems
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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6.) Explain the economic impact of aquaculture at the local, state, and national levels.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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7.) Differentiate among water quality parameters relative to the culture of aquatic organisms, including ammonia and nitrate toxicity and pH, oxygen, and temperature tolerances.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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8.) Explain entrepreneurship opportunities available in the aquaculture industry.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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9.) Explain results of an aquaculture market survey.

•  Comparing various aquaculture market outlets
Examples: local, regional, national, international

•  Identifying market promotions for the aquaculture industry
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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10.) Construct a budget for an aquaculture operation.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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11.) Compare aquasystem designs for various aquatic species.

•  Designing a maintenance plan for an aquasystem
•  Identifying site specifications, components, and operations for aquasystems
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