ICHTHYOLOGY - FISHING BIOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΙΧΘΥΟΛΟΓΙΑ - ΑΛΙΕΥΤΙΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / ICHTHYOLOGY - FISHING BIOLOGY
CodeΖΟ.ENB.8.3
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAthanasios Tsikliras
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001568

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 48
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses846

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600167974
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Cognitive: The objectives of the course is the study of the systematics, anatomy, morphology, physiology, age and growth, reproduction, ecology and population dynamics of fishes and fisheries management. Affective: Awareness through the knowledge of fish biology and ecology of the significance of the protection of fish stocks and their management. Skills: Familiarity with external morphology measurements, analysis of morphometric data, sample construction for age identification and calculation of fish fecundity, application of statistical and other methods for estimating growth parameters, mortality and population dynamic parameters, and use of FishBase, the largest electronic encyclopaedia for fishes (www.fishbase.gr), for identifying species and studying their ecology, dynamics and managing their stocks.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Lectures History of ichthyology and fisheries biology. Morphology and systematics. Fish physiology. Ageing and growth parameters. Reproductive biology and mortality. Feeding and trophic levels. Fish population dynamics. Fisheries and fishing gears. Patterns in fisheries exploitation.Stock assessment and isheries management. Labs and fields trips External morphology and anatomy. FishBase and fisheries databases.Biometry and length relationships. Age determination. Non-linear estimation of growth. Reproductive potential. Trophodynamic indicators. Assessing the status of fish stocks. Fecundity. Mortality. Field trips and visit to the Fisheries Research Institute of Kavala.
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Teaching includes lectures, laboratory work and field exercises, and student self-activity when using FishBase (www.fishbase.org) in order to understand and visualise what they have learned from the course.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work301.2
Fieldwork160.6
Reading Assigment512.0
Written assigments200.8
Exams30.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examination, written examination, reports on laboratory and/or field work, oral presentation (optional), written assignments (optional).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΣΤΕΡΓΙΟΥ K.Ι., Π.Κ.KΑΡΑΧΛΕ, Α.Χ. ΤΣΙΚΛΗΡΑΣ & Η. ΜΑΜΑΛΑΚΗΣ. 2011. Κραυγή ιχθύος. Ψάρια ελληνικών θαλασσών – Βιολογία, αλιεία, διαχείριση. 358 σελ. Εκδόσεις Πατάκης, Αθήνα.
Additional bibliography for study
ΣΤΕΡΓΙΟΥ K.Ι., Α.Χ. ΤΣΙΚΛΗΡΑΣ. 2016. Αλιευτική βιολογία και Αλιεία. ΣΥΝΔΕΣΜΟΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΩΝ ΑΚΑΔΗΜΑΙΚΩΝ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΩΝ.
Last Update
20-01-2021