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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VPT731 Necropsy Techniques, Macroscopic Diagnosis And Histopathology At Fishes 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aimed to teach the necropsy techniques applied to Fish, the macroscopic diagnosis and histopathology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. M.Yavuz GÜLBAHAR, Prof. Dr. Tolga GÜVENÇ, Prof.Dr. Murat YARIM, Prof.Dr. Mahmut SÖZMEN, Doç.Dr.Yonca Betil KABAK, Doç.Dr. Banu YARDIMCI
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students learn how to apply the fish necropsy techniques.
  2. Students learn to interpret the macroscopic necropsy findings.
  3. Students learn to write the necropsy report.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
-Fish PathologyW.B.Saunders-Balık HastalıklarıProf.Dr. Hüdaverdi Erer
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Provides information about the necropsy techniques applied on Fish cadaver, , appropriate investigations and examinations of organs .
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Life support systems, and the importance of water quality
2.The reasons for making the necropsy, and the importance of appropriate sampling
3.Basic anatomy and physiology of fish
4.Clinical examination methods
5.Instruments and equipment required for necropsy
6.Opening the cavity of fish body
7.1. midterm exam
8.Skin, gills and fins biopsy
9.Parasites in fish
10.Euthanasia techniques
11.External inspection methods
12.Microbiological sampling
13.Internal inspection methods
14.Sampling for VirologyWriting necropsy report
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030