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.
The purpose of this unit is to make students aware of the options to reduce the impacts of fishing on the marine environment. This advanced unit provides the student with the opportunity to assess the impacts of fishing on the marine environment and to recommend methods to promote responsible fishing practices within the fishing industry.
|Unit name||Responsible Fishing|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Fisheries and Aquaculture|
|Coordinator||Mr Nick Rawlinson|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- 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)
- measure and model the selectivity of fishing gears
- undertake a strategic assessment of fishing activities within selected fisheries
- recommend mitigation measures to minimise the impacts of fishing
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|Assessment||Examination - take home (30%)|Report (25%)|Assignment (25%)|Data analysis (20%)|
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