MB5610 - Fishing Gear and Technologies
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
This subject will provide students an understanding of how fisheries operate and how
fish reach human communities. It will involve hands on experience with fishing gears
and an understanding of fishing technologies used by small scale subsistence and recreational
fishers through to global industrial practices.
There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.
- critically evaluate the effect of fishing gear on target and non-target organisms
and ecosystems via data analysis, literature reviews and written reports;
- describe the complex supply chain of fisheries and methods that can be used to monitor
and track products through it, via written and verbal communications;
- demonstrate familiarity with spectrum of fishing gear design, development, and deployment
via practical use and selection of gear in a field setting and via written evaluations.
|Undergraduate degree in science and / or environmental management.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
|Face to face teaching
(some teaching during semester, weekend classes, seminars and off campus fieldwork)
||Professor Colin Simpfendorfer
||Dr Naomi Gardiner, Professor Colin Simpfendorfer, Professor Garry Russ, Professor Marcus Sheaves.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 10 hours on-campus > Practicals - Practicals on gear use
- 20 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - face to face workshops and seminar attendance
- 10 hours - Online lectures and teaching material
- 3 days fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
||quizzes or tests (50%); assignments (50%).
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