Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001003012014FRESHWATER FISHES OF TURKEYCompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objectives of this course are to be learning of studies on freshwater fish fauna of Turkey, freshwater fish fauna biodiversity, morphologic and anatomical terms, using identification key of freshwater fish species, bio-ecological features of freshwater fishes in Turkey representing the family, genus and species, exotic fishes in Turkey.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Hasan M. SARI, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ali İLHAN, Prof.Dr. M. Ruşen USTAOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1Overview to Turkey’s freshwater fish fauna
2Explanation of symbol, term and phrases
3Creation and using identification keys of family, genus, species and subspecies
4Freshwater fish species in Turkey, representing the family, species and subspecies diagnostics and bio-ecological characteristics
5Exotic fishes in freshwaters of Turkey
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Historically about freshwater fish fauna of Turkey, biodiversiry of freshwater fishes, Morphologic and anatomic terms, expressed of morphological characters, Identification key’s features and its use. Diagnostic and bioecological features of Classes, subclasses, orders, families, genera, species and subspecies, Exotic freshwater fishes of Turkey.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1History and biodiversity of Turkey’s freshwater fish fauna, Morphologic and anatomic terms, expressed of morphological characters, Identification key’s features and its useStudies of fish in laboratory
2Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
3Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
4Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
5Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
6Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
7Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
8Midterm ExamLaboratory midterm exam
9Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
10Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
11Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
12Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
13Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
14Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
15Diagnostic and bioecological features of freshwater fishes of TurkeyStudies of fish in laboratory
16Final ExamLaboratory exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Geldiay, R., Balık, S. (2007). Türkiye Tatlısu Balıkları. Ege Üniv. Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Yayınları No. 46. İzmir. Balık, S., Ustaoğlu, M.R. (2001). Türkiye içsu balıkları tanımlama kılavuzu. Ege Üniv. Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Yayınları No. 10. İzmir. Demir, N. (2006). İhtiyoloji. Nobel Basımevi. Ankara. (Bölüm 2, 16, 18). Demirsoy, A. (1988). Yaşamın Temel Kuralları, Omurgalılar/Anamniyota. Hacettepe Üniv. Yayınları. Ankara. (Bölüm 36-38)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14228
Report Preparation11010
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Laboratory Midterm Examination122
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO35334 444 5   
LO45 54 452454 5
LO55 54 4  455 5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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