Biology of Freshwater Fisheries

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΙΧΘΥΩΝ ΓΛΥΚΕΩΝ ΥΔΑΤΩΝ / Biology of Freshwater Fisheries
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000126

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students: A) They have acquired general knowledge concerning the biology and the ecology of the main fish species of inland waters of Greece, B) They will understand the ecological relationships of the fish with the abiotic and biotic parameters of their habitats, C ) They will know the description of the main fish species and their habitats in which they live in our country, their diet and their reproduction, D ) and finally, they will know facts relating to the management of the fish populations and the risks they face in inland waters of Greece.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
General information concerning the biology and ecology of the main fish species of inland waters of Greece. Detailed description for each fish species of its habitats that lives in our country, its diet, reproduction and the existing fishery management of their populations. General description of the existing fisheries management of fish populations of inland waters and the risks facing by endangered species.
Fish Biology, Fish Ecology, Inland waters, endangered species
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Νεοφύτου Ν. Χρήστος (2004). Ιχθυολογία. Εκδόσεις: University Studio Press
Additional bibliography for study
Neophytou N. Christos (2004). Ichthyology. Publisher: University Studio Press
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