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 College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline 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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 050799

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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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