Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NTRES 3110 - [Fish Ecology, Conservation, and Management]

Spring. Not offered: 2022-2023. Next offered: 2023-2024. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Recommended prerequisite: NTRES 2100 , general ecology, or equivalent. Co-meets with NTRES 5110 . Offered every other year.

L. Rudstam.

This course covers basic principles of fish ecology at the individual, population, and community level. These ecological principles are applied to the conservation and management of fisheries resources and aquatic habitats. Several fisheries management case studies are analyzed using these principles. Examples are taken from both the freshwater and marine environments.

Outcome 1: Students will understand basic ecological principles at the individual, population and community level as they pertain to fish and the aquatic habitat.

Outcome 2: Students will appreciate the effect of the different physical environment encountered by organisms living in water.

Outcome 3: Students will be able to analyze issues in fisheries conservation and management using an ecological framework.

Outcome 4: Students will get experience with issues in modern fisheries management that deals with commercial fisheries, sport fisheries, environmental conservation and the interactions among these stakeholder groups.

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