The NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE – (Technical and Further Education)) has appointed Dr SMA Mobin, an aquatic pathologist and aquaculturalist, as a foundation senior lecturer in the new bachelor of applied aquaculture degree. Mobin holds a PhD in marine science, a BSc in fisheries, and a MSc in fisheries biology and limnology. He was previously a research scientist and affliate assistant professor at the University of Idaho for natural science. He has also worked in Japan. NMIT is the first Victorian TAFE to offer a degree in Applied Aquaculture. More about this specialist three-year degree in aquaculture… the web site also has some great images of various fish and shellfish (abalone) being cultured.