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
Language of Instruction
Turkish
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. Okan AKYOL
Learning Outcomes
1Having knowledge on the principles of responsible fisheries
2Having comprehensive knowledge on fishing equipment and techniques.
3Learning 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
1Principles of responsible fisheries
2Abiotic and biotic environmental factors that effects to fisheries
3Classification of fishing gears
4Passive fishing techniques
5Active fishing techniques
6Towed fishing gears
7Midterm
8Encircling fishing gears
9Deck fishing equipment
10Fish production by capture fisheries
11Sustainable fisheries
12Safety onboard and fishery operations
13Ecosystem approach fishery
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. FAO. (1995). Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries Rome, FAO. 1995. 41 p.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
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
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO12334   
LO23235   
LO35545   
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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