FIS 303 Course Synopsis


Course Code:                 FIS303

Course Title:                  Ichthyology (Systematics of Fish)

Number of Units:            2 Units

Course Duration:             Two hours per week

Course Coordinator:         Dr. D.O. Odulate


Office Location:               Room D203, COLERM

Other Lecturers:              Dr. A.A. Akinyemi


Course Synopsis

Principles of systematics. Taxonomy and detailed study of principal commercial species of Nigeria fresh, inland, estuarian and ocean water, invertebrates and reptiles. Identification of species using keys and monographs. Important world species e.g sardine, tuna, anchorvies etc. Biological attributes of fish populations. Phylogenetic relationships.


FIS 303 Lecture Note

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