Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015622014Alien Species and Their Impacts on Fishery in the MediterraneanElective127
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching the impacts of alien species on fishery
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. İlker AYDIN
Learning Outcomes
1Learning what is the alien species meaning
2Learning the migration reasons of alien species
3Learning the impacts of alien species both fishery ecology and socioeconomically.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Teaching the alien species in the Mediterranean Sea. Teaching the difference between lesepsian and alien species. Teaching the reasons of aliean species entrance to Mediterranean sea.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Describing the meaning of the alien species.
2Classification of exotic and lessepsian species.
3Classification of exotic and lessepsian species.
4Reasons of alien species entrance to Mediterranean Sea.
5Learning the before and after of Suez Canal.
6QUIZ
7Gibreltar strait and impacts
8National and international ship traffic and transport of alien species.
9The cathing capacity of fishing gears.
10Alien fish species and their impacts
11Alien fish species and their impacts
12Alien crustacean species and their impacts
13Other alien species and their impacts
14Visits to fishery harbours, alien species are caught.
15Learning the updated alien species records in the Mediterranean Sea.
16FINAL EXAMINATION
Recommended or Required Reading
AYDIN, İ., Akyol, O. (2015): First record of the Indo-Pacific Champsodon vorax (Perciformes, Champsodontidae) from the Aegean Sea, Turkey. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 45: in press. AYDIN, İ., O., Akyol, 2013. New record of the antenna codlet, Bregmaceros atlanticus Goode and Bean, 1886(Gadiformes: Bregmacerotidae), from the northern Aegean Sea (Izmir Bay,Turkey)J. Appl. Ichthyol. 29: 245–246 Akyol, O., İ., AYDIN, A., Gülşahin, A., Kara 2013. Records of three uncommon fishes from Izmir Bay (Aegean Sea, Turkey). J. Appl. Ichthyol. (2013)Vol:29 Issue:4 925-926, doi: 10.1111/jai.12173. AYDIN, İ., S.C., Akçınar, O., Soykan 2009. First record of pignosed arrowtooth eel Dysomma brevirostre (Synaphobranchidae) from the Aegean Sea Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria (AIEP) 39 (1): 51-53 DOI:10.3750/AIP2009.39.1.10 AYDIN, İ., K., Bakır, B. S., Galil 2009.The first record of the Jinga shrimp Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Penaeidae) from the Mediterranean Sea Crustaceana Vol 82: (8) 1091-1095 Evgenia Lefkaditou, Maria Corsini-Foka, Panagiota Peristeraki, Stefanos Kalogirou, İlker AYDIN, Ali-Cemal Gücü, Vasiliki Vasilopoulou, Argyris Kapandagakis, Gerasimos Kondylatos, Maria Pantazi, George Christidis, Stefanos Kavadas, Argyro Zenetos 2013. Non-indigenous species effect on coastal assemblages and fisheries in the Aegean and the eastern Ionian Seas. MARBIGEN Conference on “Mediterranean marine biodiversity in view of climate change and the invasion of alien species”. Crete, Greece, from 7th to 9th October 2013. AYDIN, İ., 2012. LOCALIZATION OF AN EXOTIC METAPENAEUS AFFINIS (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) (Crustacea Decapoda Penaeidae) IN MEDITERRANEAN AND IMPACTS ON ARTISANAL FISHERY. The Crustacean Society Summer Meeting and the 10th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranean. 3-7 June 2012 Athens-GREECE. Ünal, V., İ.,AYDIN, H., Göncüoğlu, C., Metin 2012. SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILE OF THE JINGA SHRIMP METAPENAEUS AFFINIS(H. Milne Edwards, 1837) (Crustacea Decapoda Penaeidae) FISHERY IN IZMIR BAY (AEGEAN SEA), TURKEY. The Crustacean Society Summer Meeting and the 10th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranean. 3-7 June, Athens, GREECE.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Practice14114
Field Trip818
Field Work10550
Report Preparation12224
Performance1410140
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)242
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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