Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11020101T11223FISH BIOLOGYCompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Fisheries and Aquaculture in the field of both theoretical and implementation classes to students who study the morphology and anatomy of fish as a basis to gain information about.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. M. Okan ÖZAYDIN, Prof.Dr. M. Alp SALMAN, Prof. Dr. Murat KAYA, Prof. Dr. Belgin HOŞSUCU
Learning Outcomes
1Fishes of morphological, anatomical and physiological characteristics to grasp
2Organs of the fish and the working principles of recognition of learning
3According to the evolutionary development of structural changes in organs of fish grip
4Learning and adaptation to changing ecological conditions and to show compliance with the organs
5Anatomy and physiology of the organs of the fish with the working principles of interpretation as a whole
6According to the changes in physiological and anatomical characteristics of the environmental factors of the fish grip
7Comments to make about the anatomy of our sea fish species distribution, morphology and physiology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fish in the seas of Turkey with the general morphological and anatomical features of fish species distribution, their morphological, anatomical and physiological characteristics are given.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The classification and evolution of fishes Primitive fish Cartilaginous fishes Bony fishesFish examination in the laboratory
2Fish outside the morphological structure Body styles Body openings Fins, double and single finsFish examination in the laboratory
3Leather and Related Formations Skin structure Stamps and derived constructs Fish color and pigmentation Leather extensions Poison bodies Light emitting organsFish examination in the laboratory
4Skeletal System Membranous skeleton Endoskeleton Axial skeleton Head skeleton Spine, ribs and muscles and bones from NotokordaFish examination in the laboratory
5Skeletal System Appendicular skeleton Single-and Dual-fin skeletonFish examination in the laboratory
6Muscular System Striated muscles The body and tail muscles The head and fin muscles Smooth muscle Heart muscle Electric organsFish examination in the laboratory
7Fish Movement Active and passive movements Types of fish migration and immigration Factors affecting fish migrationFish examination in the laboratory
8Midterm exam
9Digestive system The head, front, middle and last intestine Stomach types of Fish groups Digestive glands (liver, pancreas) Food buying formats Types of Food Digestive PhysiologyFish examination in the laboratory
10Circulatory System Heart in fish groups Arterial and vena System Lymphatic system Blood cells in fish and properties Fish examination in the laboratory
11Respiratory System Gills and structure Respiratory formations Gas bladder and tasksFish examination in the laboratory
12Urinary system and osmoregulation Kidney structure Discharge of freshwater and marine fish Osmoregulation in fish groupsFish examination in the laboratory
13Reproduction System Gonads Reproductive types and strategies Sexual differentiation Development Eggs, larvae, youth and adolescence in fish phases Kidneys, kidney structure and kidney typesFish examination in the laboratory
14Sensory Organs Eye, Vision Nervous system Central nervous system Peripheral nervous system Autonomic nervous systemFish examination in the laboratory
15Lateral-line system ear, hearing in fish balance in fish Sense organs and their properties Endocrine System and Glands Fish examination in the laboratory
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Lagler, K. F., Bardach, J. E., Miller, R. R., Passino, D. R. M., (1962): Ichthyology. Fourth printing, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. New York. Moyle, P. B., (1988). Fishes. an Introduction to Ichthyology. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, new Jersey, Bond, C. E., (1979). Biology of Fishes. saunders College Publishing Demir, N. (1992): Ihtiyoloji. İstanbul Üniv., Fen Fakültesi Yayın., No: 219. İstanbul Harder, W. (1975). Anatomy of Fishes. Part I. E. Schweizer bart’sche Werlagsbuchhandlung. Stuttgart. Harder, W. (1975): Anotomy of Fishes. Part II: Figures and Plates.
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14228
Report Preparation5210
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)116
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