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Certified Aquaculture Professional is a Program

Full program description

The program, Certification for Aquaculture Professionals, is a Web-based, multilingual educational curriculum that teaches the fundamentals of aquaculture and sustainable aquaculture production and aims to improve and develop aquaculture to its full potential worldwide, CAP director Antonio Garza de Yta said.

The CAP program consists of 10 learning modules taught by internationally recognized aquaculture authorities, almost all of whom are members of the Auburn fisheries department’s faculty. Subjects covered in the certification program include principles of aquaculture, water quality, physiology, hatchery management, genetics and breeding, aquatic animal nutrition, aquatic health, aquaculture production, aquaculture economics and extension methods.