Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015412007Special Selectivity Devices in FisheriesElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Utilize and demonstrate to efficiency of species selective devices considered by sustainable and ecosystem approach fisheries
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Celalettin AYDIN
Learning Outcomes
1Ability of gear design particular to target species.
2Ability of establish a relationship between selectivity and sustainable and ecosystem approach fisheries.
3To understand importance of species selectivity devices in fisheries.
4Ability of resolve the problems encountered in fisheries using selective information.
5Ability of understand new selection devices as a result of technological developments.
6Ability to discuss with other fishing activist.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Descriptions and importance of sustainable and ecosystem approach fisheries. Overview of selectivity, description of special selectivity devices. Fishing gears used special selectivity devices. Factors affecting chose materials in special selectivity devices. To make special selective devices and rigged the nets. Positive and negative effect on fisheries. Special selective devices compulsory usage in fisheries. The applicability of specific selectivity devices in Turkey fishing.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description of Sustainable and ecosystem approach fisheries and associated with selectivity.
2What is the meaning of selectivity?, General selectivity terms
3Methods used in selectivity estimate
4Description of special selectivity devices
5Special selectivity devices used in fishing gears used
6Issues to be considered choosing special selective devices and make it.
7Midterm
8Effect of special selective devices on fishery
9Special selective devices compulsory usage in fisheries
10Field experiment
11The applicability of specific selectivity devices in Turkey fishing.
12Determination of selectivity parameters
13Project presentationsPresentation
14Project presentationsPresentation
15Project presentationsPresentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Broadhurst, M.K., 2000, Modifications to reduce bycatch in prawn trawls: A reiview and framework for development, Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 10: 27-60. Clark, J., Griffin,W., Clark, J. and Richardson, J., 1991, Simulated economic impact of TED regulations on selected vessels in the Texas Shrimp Fishery, Marinae Fisheries Review, 53(2):1-8. Engas, A., Jorgensen, T. and West, W., 1998, A species selective trawl for demarsal gadoid fisheries-ICES journal of Marine Science, 55:835-845. Galbraith, R.D. and Main, J., 1989, Separator Panels For Dual Purpose Fish/Prawn Trawls, Scottish Fisheries İnformation Pamphlet, Number 16:8p Wileman, D.A., Ferro, R.S.T., Fonteyne, R., and Millar, R.B., 1996, Manual of Methods of Measuring the Selectivity of Towed Fishing Gears. ICES Coop. Research Report, No. 215, 216p.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
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 Lectures14228
Practice122
Discussion212
Field Trip3515
Report Presentation122
Project Presentation326
Criticising Paper428
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)209
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO1 5 5  5
LO255     
LO3 55    
LO4  553 5
LO5 5  35 
LO6   5 5 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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