Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015012013Fishing Techniques ICompulsory118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching fishing equipments, gears and training on functions and methods of these gears that are in the concept of fish capture technology. Teaching sustainable and ecosystem based fishery subjects.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Zafer TOSUNOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1Having comprehensive knowledge on fishing gears and equipments.
2Learning sustainable and ecosystem based fishing implementations.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fishing gears and methods, and deck equipments. Fishery regulations. Sustainable, responsible and ecosystem approach fishery.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classification of fishing gears
2Passive fishing techniques
3Active fishing techniques
4Towed fishing gears
5Encircling fishing gears
6Midterm
7Hand line, long line and traps
8Deck fishing equipment
9Fish production by capture fisheries
10Sustainable fisheries
11Responsible fisheries
12Ecosystem approach fishery
13Safety onboard and fishery operations
14Term project presentations
15Term project presentations
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
FAO, 2003. The ecosystem approach to fisheries. FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible Fisheries. No. 4, Suppl. 2, Rome, 112 p. Gabriel, O., Lange, K., Dahm, E., Wendt, T., 2005. Fish Catching Methods of the World, 4th edition. Blackwell publication, 523 p. Nédélec, C. and Prado, J., 1990. Definition and Classification of Fishing Gear Categories. FAO, Fisheries Technical Paper 222, Rev. 1, Rome, 92 p. Nomura, M. (1981). Fishing Techniques 2. Tokyo: Japan International Cooperation Agency. Murphy, B.R., Willis, D.W., 1996. Fisheries Techniques, 2nd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, 731 p. Winter, G., (Ed) 2009. Towards Sustainable Fisheries Law. A Comparative Analysis. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. xiv + 340 p.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Field Work4832
Report Preparation31236
Report Presentation339
Project Preparation21530
Project Design/Management21020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination11818
Reading31030
Performance3412
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)251
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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3
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4
PO
5
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6
PO
7
LO13235445
LO25545455
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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