2021-2022 / ZOOL2021-1

Ecology and dynamics of freshwater fish populations

Theory

Practice

Duration

Theory : 10h Th
Practice : 20h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in biology of organisms and ecology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 

Lecturer

Theory : Michaël Ovidio
Practice : Michaël Ovidio

Coordinator

Michaël Ovidio

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January

Schedule

Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Theory

The course addressed the theoretical concepts and practical-technological tools it is important to know to apprehend the study of the ecology of fish in rivers, at the individual and populational level.

Practice

This practical teaching consists of participations in field research activities with members of the Fish Demography and Hydroecology Laboratory team, related to the theme of the ecology of inland water fishes.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Theory

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.

Practice

Learning and mastering of advanced research techniques to study the ecology and population dynamics of freshwater fish in inland waters

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Theory

Basic knowledge of animal biology.  Mastery of the French language.

Practice

To follow the theoretical part of the course

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Theory

Lecures and active participation in field activities and laboratory activities :

Practice

Active participation in field research activities.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Theory

Physical presence of students, handnotes recommanded.

Practice

Timing established with the students.

Recommended or required readings

Theory

Power Point slide shows available.

Practice

No reading recommended

Assessment methods and criteria

Theory

Oral exam.

Practice

This activity is not evaluated but an absence of participation is penalizing

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

Theory

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 oa smartphone.

Contacts

Theory

Prof. Michaël OVIDIO Laboratoire de Démographie des Poissons et d'Hydroécologie Tel: 04/3665027 Secretary 04/3665081

Practice

Prof. M. Ovidio Tél: 043665027 - Secretary: 043665081 Mail: M.Ovidio@uliege.be