ERIC Number: ED355341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Piscicultura. Productor Comercial de Peces. Guia Tecnica. Documento de trabajo, Programa de Educacion Agricola (Fish Farming. Commercial Fish Producer. Technical Guide. Curriculum Document, Agriculture Education Program).
Puerto Rico State Dept. of Education, Hato Rey. Area for Vocational and Technical Education.
This curriculum guide begins with an introduction, course description, and description of the occupation of commercial fish farmer. A course outline covers five units: starting a business, establishing the fish farm, managing the enterprise, harvesting the fish, and administering the business. For each unit, the following are provided: terminal objectives, suggested learning strategies, tasks/competencies, and criteria for evaluation. The bulk of the document consists of 45 appendices, which contain information and illustrations on detailed aspects of fish farming: financial considerations of fish production in Puerto Rico, site selection, water quality, size and construction of ponds, cleaning, sources of contamination, fertilizing, breeding, feeding, diseases, harvesting, and sale. The guide includes 10 references and a list of needed equipment and supplies. (SK)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Curriculum Guides, Economics, Farm Management, Federal Regulation, Financial Needs, Ichthyology, Postsecondary Education, Site Development
Puerto Rico Department of Education, Box 759, Hato Rey, PR 00919.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Puerto Rico State Dept. of Education, Hato Rey. Area for Vocational and Technical Education.