|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
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 BS1001 or equivalent) and marine systems (eg MB2050) and should have completed either SC2202 or SC2209 or MB2060 or equivalents.|
|Prerequisites:||(SC2202 OR SC2209 OR BS2001 OR BZ2001 OR AG2001) OR MB2060|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2018|
|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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