Course Description


BI 441 Fisheries Management
3 cr. (2-0-2)
Prerequisite: BI 210 or BI 422 and MA 105 or MA 171
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.