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SLE343 - Fisheries Management

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Laurie Laurenson





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 hours of classes per week (week 1-6), 1 hour class per week (week 7-11), 2 day intensive seminar per trimester and a 1 day field trip.


The intent of the unit is to provide a broad overview of domestic and global fisheries, fishing methods and varying tools for sustainable ecosystem based fisheries management. The unit will explore the science, policy and economics underlying management activities and the stakeholders involved.  The unit includes a seminar with professional fisheries managers and a site visit with fisheries industry representatives. The program prepares students to understand the complexities associated with stakeholder engagement and handling the multifaceted issues that come with managing recreational and commercial fisheries and their associated habitats.

Topics to be addressed include:

- Introduction to fisheries management

- Types of Fisheries

- Domestic and International Fisheries

- Fisheries Methods

- Fisheries Economics

- Fisheries Statistics

- Fisheries Stakeholders


Case study (approximately 3000 words) 50%, topic reports (3 x 5%) 15%, final test 35%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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