COURSES

The Oceanogràfic courses

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Handling and upkeep of sharks

Advanced course aimed at people interested in improve their knowledge about elasmobranquios and its maintenance.

DURATION: 20 hours.
TIMETABLE: From Monday to Friday, 16.00 to 20.00 hours.
DATE: 10th-14th November, 2014
PLACE: E+I Building, instalations and technical area of the Oceanogràfic.
Nº OF PARTICIPANTS PER COURSE 40* persons
COORDINATION: Education Departament of the Oceanogràfic
COST OF THE COURSE:

145 € estudents
165 € general public

* A minimum of 20 persons registered for running the course

 

Requirements

Preferably university students and students on training modules related with the course subject who are interested in learning more about aspects of sharks and their maintenance in a controlled environment. .

 

Aims

 

Contents

  1. Classification
  2. Adaptations
  3. Special features
  1. Species selection
  2. Installations and water quality
  3. Transport
  4. Diving with sharks
  5. Feeding
  6. Veterinary medicine
  7. Other aspects of handling in aquariums:
    • Census
    • Data gathering
    • Identification
  1. Conservation projects
  2. CITES

 

Teaching Staff

Each session will be teaching by experts in the different fields of proposed themes.