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.
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.
|Unit name||Fishing Industry and Operations|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Fisheries and Aquaculture|
Mr David Milne
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Weekly for 13 weeks, 2h lectures, 2h tutorials, 1 week at-sea practical.
Coursework: 50%. Examination: 50%.
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