University of Technology Sydney

91118 Fisheries Resources

Requisite(s): 91123 Biocomplexity
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In this subject students learn about the biology of freshwater, estuarine and marine biological resources in relation to their exploitation by humans. Problems of productivity against a background of regulations, fishing methods and climate change are explored, and the major management requirements for ecologically sustainable development of coastal and freshwater fisheries resources are addressed. NSW and Australian practices are examined in relation to best practices elsewhere. Some classes are taught in excursion mode, as well as workshops with fisheries professionals.

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Autumn session, City campus

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