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Department of Aquaculture is one of the five departments of the Faculty of Fisheries in Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. The department is offering altogether eleven (11) courses including 28 credits in the undergraduate level and  MS in Aquaculture in the postgraduate programme. The main aims of the department are to produce the quality fisheries graduate, to provide support services to the farmer level and to establish an institutional framework through appropriate and effective management of aquaculture practices. Both individual and collaborative research remain as the focal point of this department regarding emerging issues and challenges of Aquaculture sectors.



 



Ishrat Zahan Anka
Assistant Professor and Head
Department of Aquaculture



Hello and a warm welcome to our Department of Aquaculture. I'm Ishrat, as an acting Head of our department would like to let you know that we are serving our students, nation, and regarding teaching and scientific contribution. Our faculties, research assistants, students, technicians, and staffs are doing really excellent works following national and global standards. 

We have good collaborative research works at the national and international level which is performed by my well equipped and expert researches and students with the respective supervision with our Faculties.  The alumni group those are already been established in govt. and private sectors are also strongly connected with us to know our betterment and to help new students to prepare themselves for better academic experience throughout their courses.  Overall, we are working here as a family to contribute our best in the ongoing future progress in innovation, technology development, and new prospects of recurring problems of our aquaculture discipline. 

With thanks and kindest regards 

Ishrat Zahan Anka

Assistant Professor and Head

Department of Aquaculture, CVASU



 


Master of Science in Aquaculture

 

Total Credit

Compulsory Credit

Elective Credit

01 Credit

40

32

08

12 Lectures

 

January - June Semester

Name of the courses

Course Code

Credit

Marks

  • A.    Compulsory (4×2 = 8 credits)

 

 

 

  1. Advanced freshwater Aquaculture 

AFA-501

2.0

100

  1. Aquatic Animal Health Management

AHM-501

2.0

100

  1. Aquafarm Planning and Engineering

APE-501

2.0

100

  1. Aquaculture Nutrition

AQN-501

2.0

100

 

  1. Elective (Any two, 2×2 = 4 credits)

 

 

 

  1. Mariculture

MAC-501

2.0

100

  1. Aquatic Pharmacology

APH-501

2.0

100

  1. Aquatic     Parasitology

APA-501

2.0

100

  1. Biostatistics

BST-501

2.0

100

 

  1. Research and Seminar 

 

2.0

S/U*

Semester Total 

14.0

600

 

July - December  Semester

Name of the courses

Course Code

Credit

Marks

  A. Compulsory (4×2 = 8 credits)

 

 

 

  1. Advanced coastal Aquaculture 

CAP-502

2.0

100

  1. Integrated Aquafarming

IAF-502

2.0

100

  1. Aquaculture Feed Technology

AFT-502

2.0

100

  1. Aquatic Pathology

AQP-502

2.0

100

 

  1. Elective (Any two, 2×2 = 4 credits)

 

 

 

  1. Mangrove Aquaculture

MAQ-502 

2.0

100

  1. Aquatic Immunology

AQI- 502 

2.0

100

  1. Sustainable aquaculture and Climate Change

SAC-502

2.0

100

  1. Aquarium Fish Culture 

AFC-502

2.0

100

 

  1. Research and Seminar 

 

2.0

S/U*

Semester Total 

14.0

600

 

 

 

 

Thesis Semester

  1. Research Work 

 

4.0

S/U*

  1. Thesis Evaluation 

 

5.0

250

  1. Thesis Defense 

 

3.0

150

Semester Total 

12.0

400

 

 

 

Grand Total 

40.0

1600







*S/U= Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory 

Undergraduate (as a part of B. Sc. Fisheries (Hons.) Degree

Code

Name

Credit

FWA-102 

Freshwater Aquaculture

2+1

CAM-201   

Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture

2+1

FNU-201 

Fish Nutrition

2+1

LFC-202 

Live Food Culture

0+1

FPA-202 

Fish Parasitology

2+1

IOA-301 

Integrated and Organic Aquafarming

2+0

FPL-301 

Fish Pathology

2+1

AEN-302 

Aquaculture Engineering

2+1

FPH-302 

Fish Pharmacology

2+0

FIH-401 

Fish Immunology and Health Management

2+0

FFT-402 

Fish Feed Technology

2+1

 

28

 


The Department of Aquaculture facilities includes two well-equipped laboratories to facilitate teaching, research and innovation at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. All the academic staffs of this department are highly qualified and committed to producing competent graduates. The academic staffs of this Department are also actively involved with national and international collaborative research works. They are also contributing to provide extensive support for local fisheries entrepreneurs, involved with consultation services to the local farmers on commercial fish farming, disease prevention, and culture practices. With all the above strengths and experiences, our department is thriving for excellence towards achieving the mission of CVASU. Among the multidimensional research activities, the major ongoing research here includes, microalgae isolation, identification, and mass culture, development of microalgae gene bank of CVASU, feed formation for fish and crustaceans larvae with larval feeding trials, extraction of natural pigments of indigenous microalgae, antimicrobial activity of indigenous microalgae, hematological and immunity response of fish and crustaceans feed with experimental algal diet, development of soft-shell crab farming techniques, formulation of commercial diet for snakeheads and mud crab, Kaptai lake plankton diversity, seabass breeding, and larval rearing technique development, immunological studies on fish, development of drugs for fish, pet and poultry by microalgae, increase of larval survival of the halda river by microalgal diet, different types of disease of fish and crustaceans. Under this department, a number of freshwater and marine fish and prawn hatchery, live feed research corners, and other research facilities are being developed which will support future intensive aquaculture research.

 



Ishrat Zahan Anka
Assistant Professor and Head

Ms. Joyshri Sarker
Assistant Professor

Mohammad Redwanur Rahman
Assistant Professor

Dr Helena Khatoon
Assistant Professor

 



Md. Shawkot Akbor
Office Attendant

Iden Dutta
Laboratory Attendant

 

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