Courses & Units

Responsible Fishing JFA535

Note:

Students may be required to attain a Shipboard Safety Skill Set Certificate and pass a medical examination to attend a training cruise aboard the FTV Bluefin.

Introduction

This unit provides the student with the ability to describe the drivers for responsible fishing, critically appraise the ecological impacts of fishing on the marine environment (such as bycatch, seabed interactions and ghost fishing), recommend mitigation measures to minimise impacts, measure the selectivity of fishing gears,and undertake a strategic assessment of fishing activities within selected fisheries.

Summary

Unit name Responsible Fishing
Unit code JFA535
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School IMAS
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Centre for Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Mr Nick Rawlinson

Teaching staff

 Mr Nick Rawlinson

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

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* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

13 weeks: 2h lectures, 2h tutorials

Assessment

Coursework: 50% Examination: 50%

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Textbooks

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