Unit Code: FIS306 / FIS406 / FIS504

Unit Title: Introduction to Fisheries Theories

The Introduction to Fisheries Theories Unit provides students with a basic understanding of the various areas and disciplines in fisheries studies and, most importantly, the relationship between them. The Unit consists of topics from a wide range of fisheries disciplines, including physical ocean, management, aquaculture, and fisheries economics. It is essentially an introductory Unit, capturing the four main strands in Fisheries studies. The Unit offers students the opportunity to understand fishery-related theories that provide supporting knowledge and skills of the different disciplines in Fisheries studies.