Bio 173: Principles of Fisheries Biology
Lecture: Mon, Wed from 1pm to 2pm. (2 hours total)
Lab: Mon from 2pm to 5pm (3 hours total)
Field trips. During class time
Prerequisite: BIO 1; BIO 160 (Ecology) strongly recommended
Scheduling: Every odd-year Fall, next offered Fall 2017 (not offered Fall 2018). Bio 162 (Ichthyology) will be Fall 2018.
Syllabus: WordPerfect document pdf updated for Fall 2015
Catalog description: This course will examine the biology underlying fisheries. We are utilizing a modern text which brings the world of fisheries in line with modern ideas about evolutionary biology, conservation biology and wildlife management.
Text: Jennings, S., Kaiser, M.J., Reynolds, J.D. (2001) Marine Fisheries Ecology. Blackwell, Oxford.
ISBN 0-632-05098-5 Required
Term paper instructions: WordPerfect document pdf updated for Fall 2015
Additional Books and Resources that we use
Video Tutorial (these are large files and take awhile to load)
Sample Output Basic Spreadsheet in Excel wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet Grade Calculator wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet Graphing Using Excel wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet Introduction to Keying California Fishes wpd pdf Regressions for Fisheries Biologists wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet von Bertalanffy Growth Equations wpd pdf video tutorial (very large file) Excel spreadsheet Spawner Recruit models wpd pdf video tutorial (very large file) Excel spreadsheet Surplus Production (MSY model) wpd pdf video tutorial (with sound) Excel spreadsheet Yield per recruit wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet Size Spectrum analysis wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet
Extra practice for von Bertalanffy growth curves
California Fish and Game code