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FISH 650 DISSERTATION

A supervised dissertation on an independent research work undertaken by candidate in an applied area after presenting a proposal as specified in FISH 651. This dissertation will cover the last three months of study and the topic must be approved by a...

FISH 638 ECOSYSTEM APPROACH TO FISHERIES MANAGEMENT (EAF)

This innovative course will explore the concept of the EAF and introduce students to a more holistic and advance processes in fisheries management. The focus will be on world fisheries - Status and trends; Key sustainability issues in world fisheries;...

FISH 632 LIMNOLOGY

Systems, phenomena, conditions, and life forms that exist in lakes are unique and quite different from those of the marine environments although they share some similarities. The course will focus on Development of lake basins and their associated...

FISH 623 FISH PROCESSING AND UTILIZATION

The general aim of this course is to introduce students to the global trends in fish utilization and processing applications. Some of the areas of focus will be: patterns of fish marketing in the developed and developing economies; producer-consumer linkages...

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 (...

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