Fisheries and Allied Aquaculture

  • FISH 2100 INTRODUCTION TO FISHERIES SCIENCES (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and FISH 1100.
    Hands-on field activities and site visits related to aquatic ecology, fisheries biology, and aquaculture.
  • FISH 5220 WATER SCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and FISH 2100. Departmental approval.
    Properties of water, the water cycle, basic water chemistry and water quality with emphasis on water in managed ecosystems. Fall.
  • FISH 5240 HATCHERY MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 2. LAB. 8. Pr. FISH 5210 or FISH 6210.
    Study of warm-water hatchery techniques and application of those techniques in the field. Spring.
  • FISH 5250 AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. FISH 5210.
    Factors affecting growth and yield of aquacultural species, with implications toward farming commonly cultured species. Production techniques for commercially important finfish are discussed. Summer.
  • FISH 5320 LIMNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and BIOL 3060.
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of freshwater communities.
  • FISH 5321 LIMNOLOGY LABORATORY (1) LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and CHEM 1040 and BIOL 3060 and (P/C FISH 5320 or P/C FISH 6320).
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of aquatic communities. May count either FISH 5321 or FISH 6321.
  • FISH 5510 FISHERIES BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and FISH 2100.
    This course provides a general overview and introduction to fisheries management with emphasis on freshwater examples. The laboratory will provide hands-on field experience. Credit will not be given for both FISH 5510 and FISH 6510.
  • FISH 5520 SMALL IMPOUNDMENT MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 5. LAB. 10. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and FISH 2100.
    Major aspects of primarily recreational fishing pond management, including construction, stocking, water quality management, harvest strategy, diagnosis of problems and communication of analyses. Summer.
  • FISH 6220 WATER SCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040. Departmental approval.
    Properties of water, the water cycle, basic water chemistry and water quality with emphasis on water in managed ecosystems. Fall.
  • FISH 6320 LIMNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. CHEM 1040 and (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and BIOL 3060.
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of freshwater communities.
  • FISH 6321 LIMNOLOGY LABORATORY (1) LAB. 4. Pr. (BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037) and CHEM 1040 and BIOL 3060 and (P/C FISH 5320 or P/C FISH 6320).
    Limnology is the study of the chemical, physical, geological, biological, and ecological processes that influence the structure and function of aquatic communities. May count either FISH 5321 or FISH 6321.
  • FISH 6520 SMALL IMPOUNDMENT MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 5. LAB. 10. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037.
    Major aspects of primarily recreational fishing pond management, including construction, stocking, water quality management, harvest strategy, diagnosis of problems and communication of analyses. Summer.
  • FISH 6710 AQUATIC MICROBIOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1037. Departmental approval.
    Overview of the diversity, genetics, physiology, and ecology of aquatic microorganisms, with an emphasis on bacteria, archaea and viruses.
  • FISH 7230 WATER AND SEDIMENT QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN AQUACULTURE (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. FISH 6220. Departmental approval.
    Advanced treatment of water and sediment quality management in aquaculture. Analytical methods for soil and water quality. Fall.
  • FISH 7240 RESOURCE USE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN AQUACULTURE (2) LEC. 2.
    Resource use, environmental effects, and sustainability of aquaculture with emphasis on approaches to improving efficiency and reducing negative environmental effects. Fall.
  • FISH 7330 RESERVOIR LIMNOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 5. Pr. FISH 5320 or FISH 6320. Departmental approval.
    Consideration of the ecological characteristics of reservoirs as they relate to modern concepts of ecosystem management. Even years. Summer.
  • FISH 7340 FISH ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060.
    Study of interactions among fish and their environment. Laboratory will emphasize critical literature reading and experimental approaches. Even years. Fall. BIOL 3060 or equivalent.
  • FISH 7350 META-ANALYSIS (2) LEC. 2.
    Meta-Analysis is a quantitative approach for synthesizing results from diverse research studies that address a similar hypothesis.
  • FISH 7380 ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF RIVERINE SYSTEMS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Pr. BIOL 7370.
    River systems within a landscape ecology and ecosystem management context. Laboratory sessions stress techniques for assessment and management. Even years. Spring.
  • FISH 7715 ADVANCED MARINE ECOLOGY (2) LEC. 2. Departmental approval.
    Mechanisms that control distribution of plants and animals at scales ranging from individual organism to ecosystem
  • FISH 7725 MARINE BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES (2) LEC. 2. Departmental approval.
    Marine biogeochemical cycling of carbon, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus and metals, with emphasis on estuarine systems.
  • FISH 7745 MARINE MICROBIAL ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Survey of microorganisms found in marine environment with emphasis on interaction of microgranisms with each other and with their environment.
  • FISH 7920 INTERNSHIP IN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE (1-10) INT. SU. Departmental approval.
    Field experience in aquaculture, fisheries or aquatic resource management on farm or with research, extension or aquatic management agency. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.