MB5003 - Fisheries Science
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Available to Graduate Diploma of Research Methods, Graduate Certificate of Research
Methods, Graduate Diploma of Science, Master of Applied Science, Graduate Certificate
of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice, Master of Science
and Master of Development Practice.
Fisheries Science in tropical waters with an emphasis on the biology of managed and
exploited species. The subject provides an introduction to fisheries science and identifies
the important features of tropical fisheries. Core elements will include the population
biology of tropical marine species, the assessment of marine biological resources
and the methods of fisheries science and their application in tropical environments.
Students will be required to attend lectures and practical classes in MB3150.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant
discipline or have acquired equivalent knowledge through other study. They should
have an excellent understanding of biometrics, ecological principles and marine biology,
and should have completed SC5202 or equivalents.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Professor Garry Russ.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 24 hours practicals
- 6 hours fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (50%); (15%); (35%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest