Jun 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MSCI 466 - Diseases and Parasites of Aquatic Organisms (3 credits)


(Prereq: MSCI 302 ) (Coreq: MSCI 466L ) A comprehensive survey of the diversity of diseases and parasites affecting aquatic organisms. Particular focus will be placed on marine fishes and shellfishes in aquaculture environments. Major topics include identification of parasites and pathogens, life histories, host defenses, pathology and ecological or economic impacts. Pathogens and parasites will include viruses, bacteria, protozoans, helminthes and arthropods. F, odd years.