BIOL 561

Fisheries Ecology and Management

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-1

An examination of the basic principles of fisheries ecology and population dynamics and how they are used as the basis for stock assessment and fisheries management. Topics include: current issues in BC, Canadian and global fisheries; growth, mortality, reproduction and recruitment; stock-recruitment and age-structured fisheries models; fisheries management tactics and strategies.

Prerequisites:

  • Permission of the department.

Graduate course in the Biology program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Schedules:
Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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