Course Description

BI 441 Fisheries Management
4 cr. (3-0-2)
Offered: Winter semester of even years
Prerequisite: BI 210 or BI 422, and MA 104 or MA 105 or MA 171, junior standing or instructor's permission.
Concepts, applications and techniques for managing fisheries resources. Topics include basic fish anatomy and life-history characteristics, fishing technology, population dynamics, fisheries modeling, hatcheries and conservation issues. Emphasis is placed on the human-fishery resource interaction. Students read from primary literature and conduct fisheries-related research.