Head of Section: Prof.Dr. Cüneyt SUZER
Aquaculture Section is one of the two sections of Ege University Fisheries Faculty Aquaculture Department. In this section, there are 12 Professors, 9 Associate Professors, 2 Assistant Professors., 2 Dr. Lecturers, 5 Research Assistants, 1 Engineer and 2 Technicians. In Aquaculture Section, undergraduate and graduate courses covering the learning and program outcomes are carried out in accordance with the mission and vision of the Aquaculture Department. Educational and consultancy activities are focused on marine and freshwater fish culture, mollusc and arthropod culture and also larval rearing of these species, phytoplankton and zooplankton culture, macroalgae culture, fish feeding and feed technology, ornamental fish culture, aquaculture economy. Besides, there are a total of 13 laboratories, 8 in the Bornova campus (Bioanalysis Laboratory of Fish Culture, Industrial Candidate Species Culture Laboratory, Molluscs and Arthropods Culture Laboratory, Algal Biotechnology Laboratory, Egemar Aquarium and Biotechnology Laboratory, Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology Laboratory, Breeding and Genetics Laboratory) and 5 in the Urla campus (Aquaculture and Fish Nutrition Laboratory, Invertebrates Culture Laboratory, Algal Biotechnology Laboratory, Plankton Culture Laboratory, Aquatic Plants Laboratory), which have necessary equipment for education/training and research. In addition to these, culture studies of marine and inland aquatic organisms are carried out in Dr. H. Okan KAMACI Research and Application Unit in the Urla campus. In these facilities and laboratories, undergraduate and graduate students' treatments, studies of thesis and research projects of the whole section are carried out.
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