ABCS 414: Fishery Biology and Marine Ranching


Biological parameters of fish populations: age and growth, food and feeding habits. Ecology of pelagic and demersal species in Ghanaian waters. Theory of fishing (including stock assessment). Fishery management methods: fish population estimation; factors limiting abundance, habitat improvement and legislation. Fishery aspect of water pollution. Aquaculture: Principles and applications. Marine Ranching: principles and techniques.