Aquaculture production systems are shaped by the availability of land and water resources, inputs (both material and finance) and technology. Sustainable intensification of the production systems have been one of the major priorities for aquaculture managers worldwide. Rapid increase in culture management tools and practices continue to improve aquaculture production, globally. This course familiarizes the students with modern aquaculture systems and practices, and help them evaluate the components and linkages of aquaculture industry.