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Wildlife and Fisheries Science (W F S)

W F S 463W Fishery Management (3) Management of sport and commercial fisheries, including biological, political, social, and economic factors; regulations and other management techniques.

W F S 463W Fishery Management (3)

This course will introduce students to the management of recreational and commercial fisheries. The course emphasizes fishery management as a goal-oriented process that adapts over time to changes in fish populations and societal goals. Students will learn to recognize and understand that ecological, economic, political, and social forces shape this management process. Major methods of fisheries management involving people, population, and habitat management will be surveyed. Case studies highlighting the application of these management strategies to current fishery management are explored. Writing reports and management plans is emphasized.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: W F S 209, W F S 300, W F S 301, W F S 310

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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