|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences|
This subject examines the process of managing fisheries in tropical regions to ensure positive outcomes for fish stocks, ecosystems and human communities. The paradigm of fisheries as linked social-ecological systems will be used to develop an understanding about how biology, economics, human communities and legislative factors all contribute to outcomes in fisheries management. Case studies from tropical regions will be examined, including industrial, artisanal and recreational fisheries. Practical skills in achieving positive outcomes will be developed.
|a basic understanding of natural resource management principles, the marine environment and fishing is assumed for students undertaking this subject.|
|Townsville, Study Period 10, Block|
|Census Date 13-Dec-2012|
|Face to face teaching 19-Nov-2012 to 27-Nov-2012|
|Coordinator:||Professor Colin Simpfendorfer|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Stephen Sutton, Professor Colin Simpfendorfer.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); presentations (15%); tutorial attendance and participation (15%); assignments (30%).|
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