FIS 307 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: FIS307

COURSE TITLE: Fish Ecology

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units

COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week

Course Coordinator: Dr. A.O. Agbon

Email: oseremehis@yahoo.co.uk

Office Location: Room D205, COLERM

Other Lecturers: Dr. (Mrs.) N.B. Ikenweiwe and Dr. F.I. Adeosun

 

Course Synopsis

Ecology of fishes with special reference to distribution and natural history and application of this knowledge for fisheries management and obtaining maximum returns from fishery resources. Characteristics of the equation environment. Organic production in aquatic fauna and flora‐algal blooms and eutrophication, plankton, and benthos, biomass assessment. Food and feeding habit of fish food and habitat selection, population, niche concept. Food chains, reproductive behavior of life cycles of some selected species.

 

FIS 307 Course Synopsis Lecture Note

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