2019-2020 / ENVT2023-2

Management of freshwater fish populations

Duration

12h Th, 12h Pr, 3d FW

Number of credits

 Specialised master in environmental management in developing countries3 crédits 

Lecturer

Michaël Ovidio

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

Schedule

Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Inland water rivers are undergoing many anthropogenic pressures that have major impacts on fisheries resources and fishing activities, especially in southern countries.
The objective of the course is to learn the basics of the ecology of inland water fish, which are necessary to understand a thoughtful and integrated management of their populations.
Solutions are proposed to conciliate the uses and services provided by rivers (hydroelectricity, navigation, irrigation, tourism, etc.) and the protection of fish resources.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Learning basic knowledges of the ecology of inland water fish in order to apprehend the thoughtful management of their populations in a context of numerous and varied anthropic pressures.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic knowledge in biology

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture with the possibility of interactions with students for any questions related to their particular interests. Field acivities are organized.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Physical presence for the theoritical courses and the field activities.

Recommended or required readings

No reading required in addition to copies of power-points of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

A respectful interaction between the professor and the students is the best for the atmosphere during the theoretical classes. It is requested to arrive on time and not to devote the attendance to theoritical course to parallel activities via a computer or a smartphone.

Contacts

Prof. Michaël Ovidio Tél: 04/3665027-Secretary04/3665081 M.Ovidio@uliege.be