Course

LAS Species specific course on fish

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)
Date

Wed 22 September 2021 until Fri 24 September 2021

Duration 2.5 days
Venue Carus, gebouwnummer 120
Price description PhD candidates of WUR graduate schools with an approved TSP: 125 euro (125 euro is 50% subsidised by the WUR graduate schools) WUR employees: 250 euro All other participants: 500 euro

Course description

The objective of this module is to present basic and appropriate biology, care, health and management of fish, recognition of pain, suffering and distress in these animals and minimally invasive procedures to be applied on these animals. This course meets the standards for the species specific education and training requirements for persons designing projects and procedures for fish.

Course programme:

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

10.00 – 10.30 Welcome, introduction Rob Steenmans

10.30 – 10.45 Break 

10.45 ­– 11.30 Fish health, Geert Wiegertjes

11.30 – 11.45 Break 

11.45 – 12.30 Recirculation systems, Ep Eding

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch 

13.30 – 17.00 Practical housing and water quality, Ep Eding and Menno ter Veld

Thursday, September 23, 2021

10.00 – 10.45 Welfare, Hans van de Vis

10.45 – 11.00 Break 

11.00 – 12.30 Practical anesthesia/euthanasia, anatomy and health,

Menno ter Veld and Ronald Booms

12.30 – 13.30 lunch 

13.30 – 17.00 Practical anesthesia/euthanasia, anatomy and health continued Menno ter Veld and Ronald Booms

Friday, September 24, 2021

10.00 – 11.45 Nutrition and physiology, Johan Schrama

11.45 – 12.00 Break 

12.00 – 12.45 Reproduction, Ep Eding

12.45 – 13.15 Certificates, evaluation