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Unit of Study BIO00105 - Fisheries Biology (2017)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

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1 demonstrate basic knowledge of the biology (taxonomy, physiology, anatomy and habitat needs) of representative fish, sharks, crustaceans and molluscs
2 describe some of the basic techniques used in fishery management to monitor population size, age, growth, nutrition, spawning, recruitment and mortality of various species
3 identify and apply the data collection and processing techniques required including survey techniques, laboratory processing, measurement and identification procedures
4 explain how a knowledge of the biology of target species is crucial to the effective management and monitoring of exploited natural populations
5 explain the basic demographic principles behind management strategies of maximising sustainable yield, maximising recruitment and maximising yield per recruit of fish and invertebrate stocks.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate basic knowledge of the biology (taxonomy, physiology, anatomy and habitat needs) of representative fish, sharks, crustaceans and molluscs
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. describe some of the basic techniques used in fishery management to monitor population size, age, growth, nutrition, spawning, recruitment and mortality of various species
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. identify and apply the data collection and processing techniques required including survey techniques, laboratory processing, measurement and identification procedures
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. explain how a knowledge of the biology of target species is crucial to the effective management and monitoring of exploited natural populations
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. explain the basic demographic principles behind management strategies of maximising sustainable yield, maximising recruitment and maximising yield per recruit of fish and invertebrate stocks.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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