2021-2022 / ENVT2023-2

Management of freshwater fish populations


12h Th, 12h Pr, 3d FW

Number of credits

 Specialised master in environmental management in developing countries3 crédits 


Michaël Ovidio

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


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, knowledge of the French language

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, hybrid 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

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

Oral exam in physical presence if authorized.
Otherwise, video oral examination.

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 with no relations with the teaching activity.


Prof. Michaël Ovidio Tél: 04/3665027-Secretary04/3665081