|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||School of Marine & Tropical Biology|
Fisheries science in tropical waters with an emphasis on the biology of managed and exploited species. This course provides an introduction to fisheries science and identifies the important features of tropical fisheries. Core elements will include methods used in assessing fish populations, the methods of fisheries science and their application in tropical environments and the importance of the biology of tropical marine species in regard to management strategies.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of basic biological principles (eg BZ1001) and marine systems (eg MB2050) and should have completed either BS2001 or MB2060.|
|Prerequisites:||(BS2001 OR BZ2001 OR AG2001) OR MB2060|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||Professor Garry Russ.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (65%); tutorial attendance and participation (5%); assignments (15%); field report; (15%).|
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