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
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.