WFS 442 - Fisheries Techniques

Active and passive sampling techniques for fish and benthic invertebrates. Population estimation methods, fish handling and transport,  marking, and tagging methods, invasive species control. Aquaculture methods and water quality. Stream habitat assessment. Equipment and instrumentation usage and maintenance. Safety in sampling methods.


3 credit hours

(RE) Prerequisite(s): Principles of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries (FWF 317) and Wildland Fire Management (FWF 310).

WFS 452/552 - Ecology and Management of Fishes

Theoretical and applied conservation and management issues relating to the ecology and regulation of fish populations and assemblages.  Abiotic (physical, chemical) and biotic (predation, competition) interactions facing fishes and how these interactions may be affected by humans, and how humans can manage these interactions to conserve and sustain fish populations and assemblages.

Prerequisite(s): Principles of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries (FWF 317) or General Ecology (EEB 260) or equivalent course work

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