Courses & Units

Fishing Industry and Operations JFA507

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 a broad overview of the human system of fisheries and an understanding of both the harvest and post-harvest sectors of the fishing industry. On completion of this unit, students will be able to: describe the components of the fishing industry, explain the capture process of the major fishing gears and methods used to harvest fisheries resources in Australia and globally; assess the factors that influence the design and performance of fishing operations; outline preservation and processing methods used to produce quality seafood and introduce distribution and marketing strategies to supply seafood to consumers.

Summary

Unit name Fishing Industry and Operations
Unit code JFA507
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Mr David Milne

Teaching staff

Mr David Milne and others

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 050701

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2h lectures, 2h tutorials, 1 week at-sea practical.

Assessment

Coursework: 50%. Examination: 50%.

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Textbooks

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