CSP1150 - Introduction to Fish Health

Course CodeCSP1150
Course TitleIntroduction to Fish Health
DescriptionThis course is a beginning level, introductory program that familiarizes participants with the signs, causes, control and prevention of infectious and noninfectious fish diseases.
Objectives:
By the end of this session, the participant will be able to:
• Recognize and identify the external or gross signs of the more common fish diseases and parasites;
• Stain slides for preliminary identification of common disease organisms;
• Isolate and culture some disease organisms;
• Calculate dosages or treatment levels;
• Properly care for and package moribund or dead fish as specimens for shipment to diagnostic laboratories; and
• Describe the causes and effects of fish diseases.
Target Audience:
This course is designed for fisheries biologist, hatchery managers, fish health biologist, or wildlife biologist interested in fish health techniques.
Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Non-FWS Fee$995.00
Instructional Hours36
Credits/CEUs2.0
Course Content ContactMatthew Patterson: matthew_patterson@fws.gov; (304) 876-7473; matthew_patterson@fws.gov
Curriculum CategoryEcology and Field Biology
Course FrequencyMultiple per year
Registration LinkRegister
DOI LEARN Course TypeILT
Extracted from DOI LEARN on12/21/2014 4:00:30 AM

Schedule:  CSP1150 - Introduction to Fish Health

StartEndLocationSession Contact
1/12/2015 1/16/2015 National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) Marilyn Williams
(304) 876-7940
marilyn_williams@fws.gov
1/26/2015 1/30/2015 LaCrosse, WI Brenda Hooper
(304) 876-7449
brenda_hooper@fws.gov