Plankton production

Description

The methods, characteristics and equipment used to cultivate phytoplankton, microalgae and live prey such as rotifers or Artemia with advanced techniques.

Alternative labels

techniques of plankton production
practices in microalgae production
methods of microalgae production
methods of plankton production
practices in plankton production
techniques of microalgae production

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Plankton production is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Aquaculture hatchery manager: Aquaculture hatchery managers plan, direct, and coordinate the production in large-scale aquaculture operations to breed fish and shellfish, developing aquaculture breeding strategies using various types of spawning techniques. They control the reproduction and the early life cycle stages of cultured species. They supervise incubation, early feeding and rearing techniques of the cultured species.
Aquaculture rearing technician: Aquaculture rearing technicians operate in aquatic organisms’ production. They are specialists in the rearing, weaning and production of juveniles.
Aquaculture hatchery technician: Aquaculture hatchery technicians operate and control all aspects of the hatchery production processes, from broodstock management to pregrowing juveniles.

Optional knowledge

Plankton production is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Fisheries adviser: Fisheries advisers provide consultancy on fish stocks and their habitats. They manage the costal fishing business modernisation and provide improvement solutions. Fisheries advisers develop plans and policies for fisheries management. They may provide advice on protected farms and wild fish stock.
Aquaculture production manager: Aquaculture production managers plan, direct and coordinate the production of fish, shellfish or other forms of aquatic life such as cash crops, in large-scale aquaculture operations to culture and harvest or for release into fresh, brackish or salt water. 

 


 

References

  1. Plankton production – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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