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FISH 622 FISH NUTRITION AND ENERGETICS

The course is aimed at introducing students to fish nutrition, feeding and energy requirements. The course will further explore the nutritional quality and energy value of fish feed, classification of food, nutritional deficiencies and their management....

FISH 621 CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION OF FISHERIES GENETIC RESOURCES

This course is geared towards providing a clear understanding of the principles of biodiversity and conservation and the importance of the preservation of fisheries genetic resources. The course will cover the principles of biodiversity and conservation;...

FISH 617 FISHERIES TECHNIQUES

This course is intended to familiarize students with the relevant practical skills and modern computing methods necessary for the work of a fisheries scientist. The content of the course include but not limited to Fish identification; Sampling methods for...

FISH 616 FISH PATHOLOGY

This course is designed to provide a broad theoretical knowledge on pathogens and the modern methods for their control and management. The course will therefore cover the following topics: 
The concept of pathogens and the environment (host-pathogen...

FISH 613 FISHERIES RESOURCE DYNAMICS AND ASSESSMENT

This course will provide grounding in modern techniques necessary for fisheries resource dynamics and assessment. Students will be introduced to topics such as collection of fisheries data for assessment: simple random sampling, stratified random sampling,...

FISH 611 ECOLOGY OF FISHES

This course is aimed at providing an understanding on fish ecology. It will examine the biotic and abiotic factors that affect fishes, weather and upwelling as environmental determinants of fish abundance in inshore waters; Biotic interactions of fishes (...

FISH 609 ENVIRONMENTAL FISH PHYSIOLOGY

Students will be introduced to environmental factors in the aquatic environments and how they affect fish growth, survival and reproduction. Students will be taken through areas such as Introduction and scope of environmental physiology of fishes;...

FISH 608: FISHERIES ECONOMICS

This course will provide grounding in fisheries economics and their use in fisheries management.
The course will place emphasis on: trends in capture fisheries production (inland and marine); Importance of small scale fisheries as source of income and...

FISH 607: FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

This course will examine the constraints that hinder fisheries management in tropical waters and the various management approaches employed by fisheries scientists. The selected topics to be treated include: Fishery management systems: management approaches (...

FISH 606 FISH TAXONOMY

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a basic understanding about the components of fish identification, classification and diversity. The course content includes: Overview of theories of classification; Nomenclature; Phylogenetic systematics...

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