Guarantor: prof. Lukáš Kalous, Ph.D.

Contact person: Lukáš Kalous, PhD, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, room FAPPZ B 421, e-mail:, web:


Aquaculture is the fastest growing part of food production in the world, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. Aquaculture, namely fish production, supplies main input of animal proteins for human nutrition in "developing" countries. The course will provide the students with information, which will serve as an essential base for their consequent studies of aquaculture concerning production of various aquatic organisms. The content of the course will be also useful for decision-making regarding food and agriculture policy in developing countries or relevant international institutions. The course is constructed to give students general information regarding problematic of aquaculture.