Unit Code: FIS723

Unit Title: Sustainable Fisheries Management

This Unit is designed to help students understand the relationship between fisheries-related activities, including fish harvest and ecological sustainability in both the short and long terms. Students are introduced to management techniques that promote the maximization and maintenance of the stream of benefits to fishermen and other stakeholders across time while maintaining the relevant ecosystem balance. The Unit combines theoretical disciplines, including fisheries population dynamics and practical strategies in fisheries, used to control the harvest and exploitation of fisheries resources. Students are assisted to acquire fundamental knowledge of methods and tools applied in sustainable fisheries management, including a wide range of knowledge areas of sustainable fisheries practices and concepts that are employed to ensure a continuous supply of fisheries resources.