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300434 VO Fish ecology (2016W)

Lecture Ecology of Fishes (species diversity; fish assemblages; food and feeding; bionergetics; growth; reproduction, biotic interactions; populationsdynamics; habitat selection).

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Details

Language: German, English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 06.10. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 13.10. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 20.10. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 27.10. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 03.11. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 10.11. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 17.11. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 24.11. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 01.12. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 15.12. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 12.01. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 19.01. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6
Thursday 26.01. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 6

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Relevant topics of fish ecology (diversity, food and feeding, growth, reproduction, predator-prey relationships, population dynamics and early-life history) are presented and discussed on the basis of new literature.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examen

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Aim of this lecture is to provide a better understanding of functional ecological processes in fish communities based on scientific hypotheses and results. Contemporary ecological theories, ideas and models will be used to highlight the reaction of individual fish and fish communities towards the variability of the environment and which strategies have been evolved to enhance growth, reproduction, mortality-loss and fitness.

Examination topics

Lecture, presentation, discussion; language: german, english

Reading list

Wootton, R. (1998) Ecology of Teleost Fishes. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Helfman, G., Collette, B.B., Facey, D.E. (1997) The diversity of fishes. Blackwell Science.

Bone, Q., Marshall, N.B., Blaxter, J.H.S. (1999). Biology of Fishes. Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd.

Fuiman, L.A., Werner, R.G. (2002). Fishery Science. The unique contribution of early life stages. Blackwell Publishing.

Association in the course directory

MEC-9, LA-BU FW, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

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