Marine Resources

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Marine Resources

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Marine Biology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: BIO1000F or BIO1000H, BIO1004F/S, BIO2013F

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    36
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    6
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    9
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    Topics include the diversity and life-history strategies of living marine resources, the diversity of fishing methods and fisheries, surplus production and responses of exploited populations, monitoring and assessment techniques, regulatory strategies, non-consumptive industries, diversity and principles of marine aquaculture, and marine conservation theory and practise.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.