This unit provides students with a detailed understanding of fisheries biology and population dynamics. Biological concepts, morphology, behaviour, reproduction, and life histories strategies of fisheries species. The unit also covers the logistical and quantitative methodologies associated with undertaking a biological investigation into the population dynamics of a species. These assessments of fisheries species include reproductive biology, age determination, growth modelling, stock discrimination, population stock abundance and dietary analysis.
|Unit name||Fisheries Biology and Population Dynamics|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Fisheries and Aquaculture|
Dr James Haddy
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Weekly for 13 weeks, 2h lectures, 3h practicals
Coursework: 60%. Examination: 40%.
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