Fisheries and their Management

Winter 2002 - Syllabus

Week

Dates

Class Topic

Weekly Reading Assignments

1

01/08

01/11

01/11

Introduction

Primer on Biological Oceanography

Video: Nat. Geographic - High Seas Rescues

Ch.1,

Stommel 1955 (!)

2

01/15

01/18

01/18

Ecology, productivity, and habitat (1)

Ecology, productivity, and habitat (2)

Begin research on case histories

Ch.2, 3

Hutchings and Myers 1994

3

01/22

01/25

01/25

No class

Ecology, productivity, and habitat (3)

Fisheries data (make-up class)

Ch.4, 10

4

01/29

02/01

02/01

Fishers, techniques and technology

Effects of fishing on populations

Free class (research for presentations)

Ch.5, 6, 12, 14

Pauly et al. 2000

5

02/05

02/08

02/08

Exploited species/case histories (1)

Exploited species/case histories (2)

Case histories (overflow, if needed)

(review ch. 3)

Gambell, 2000, Myers, Hutchings and Barrowman 1997, Idyll 1973

6

02/12

02/15

02/15

Population parameters and modeling (1)

Population parameters and modeling (2)

Begin research of final project(s)

Ch. 4 (review), 9

Pace 2001, Myers et al. 2001

7

02/19

02/22

02/22

Issues of By-catch

Management models: single species (1)

Final Project research

Ch. 13, 15, 7

Northridge and Hoffman 1999, Lien 1994

8

02/26

03/01

03/01

Management models: single species (2)

Management models: multiple species

Final Project research

Ch. 7, 8

Pitcher 2001

9

03/05

03/08

03/08

Uncertainty Analysis/Precautionary Strategies

Aquaculture

Final Project research

Ch.16

Conkling 2000, Weeks and Berkeley 2000, Hilborn et al. 2001, Schnute and Richards 2001

10

03/12

03/15

03/15

Management and conservation: Marine Policy

Student project presentations

Project presentations (overflow, if needed)

Ch.11, 17

Jamieson and Levings 2001

Prelli and Larsen-Becker