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UP.PT - Faculty of Sciences

Laboratory of Aquatic Animal Science Course

The CAL-AQUA course aims to enable researchers to use aquatic animals as experimental models. Completing Cal-Aqua will allow certification as a Research Technician to perform animal experimentation, according to Article 31º (2-a, c, and d) of Decree-Law 113/2013, formerly known as "FELASA B Category". Completing this course will grant students the certification requirements of the Portuguese and European legislation to perform research with live aquatic models.

Job Opportunities

The CAL-AQUA course is intended for all teachers, researchers, degree, master's, and doctoral students, and technicians who must acquire Science in Laboratory Aquatic Animals training, focusing on aquatic vertebrates (fish and amphibians).

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Faculty of Sciences
Taught in collaboration with
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (UP)
Type of Course
Continuing Training Unit
162 Hours / 6.0 ECTS