2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

BI 441 Fisheries Management 4 cr. (3-0-3)

  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisite: BI 210 or BI 422, and MA 109 or MA 111, 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.

Note: Field work may be required. Contact instructor for more information.