COURSE CODE: FIS307
COURSE TITLE: Fish Ecology
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. A.O. Agbon
Office Location: Room D205, COLERM
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.