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SLE343 - Fisheries Management

Unit details

Year2016 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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