Freshwater Fisheries

Course number: ENSC 0214

Course length: 75 hrs

Course credits: 3 credits

Course description:

The Freshwater Fisheries course introduces students to the basic elements of the science of ichthyology including fish evolution, systematics, taxonomy, biology, ecology, and behaviour, with emphasis placed on the species of the Northwest Territories. Students will research the life histories of northern fish and fisheries management case studies to understand population dynamics, stock assessment, relevant legislation and anthropogenic impacts. Lab studies will include fish identification, dissections, and field sampling methodology, and field equipment/instrument operation.

Course delivery:

  • In Person

Programs this course is part of: