Courses & Units

Fisheries Biology and Population Dynamics KSM606

Launceston

Introduction

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. Fisheries Biology and Population Dynamics

Summary

Unit name Fisheries Biology and Population Dynamics
Unit code KSM606
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Dr James Haddy

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,826.00 050799

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2h lectures, 3h practicals

Assessment

Coursework: 60%. Examination: 40%.

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Textbooks

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