Courses & Units

Fisheries Science QMS513

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QMS units are designed for postgraduate students with a strong background in quantitative analysis, mathematics, physics and chemistry.

Introduction

This unit discusses the science behind management of fisheries, and introduces key concepts in fisheries population dynamics, assessment of fisheries stocks, interpreting data from tagged fish, ecosystem interactions with fisheries, fishery economics, and assessing fishery impacts.

These concepts will be explored using various case study fisheries and examples of IMAS research in this area will be provided by guest lecturers who will present their research.

Summary

Unit name Fisheries Science
Unit code QMS513
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator Associate Professor Klaas Hartmann
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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the principles and methods used in fisheries stock and natural resource management
  • Apply stock assessment and economic models to a variety of natural resources management issues.
  • Communicate complex concepts relating to fisheries and natural resource management to a variety of audiences.
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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 week intensive unit (5 days) consisting of lectures and lab sessions. There will be 15-20 hours of lectures and 15-20 hours of tutorial classes.

AssessmentComputer Labs (40%)|Paper presentation (20%)|Take-home assignment (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

There is no compulsory reading for the unit. For some topics supplementary reading material with be provided in addition to the lecture slides, for those that seek a deeper understanding of the material.

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