FT S273 Fundamentals of Fisheries Biology
4 credits (3+2)
An introduction to the major groups of fishes with particular emphasis on fishes of the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Lecture, laboratory, and field work will introduce students to fin fish and shell fish. Identification and classification, anatomy and physiology, age and growth, reproduction and behavior will be studied. Emphasis will be placed on commercially important fish species of Alaska. Prerequisite: FT S120.