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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2013006 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 臨海生物生産学実習
Subject Name
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Field Works and Experiments of Marine Fisheries Science in "Sato Umi"the Seto Inland Sea
オオツカ ススム,サイトウ ヒデトシ,サカイ ヨウイチ,カトウ アキ,トミヤマ タケシ,カワイ コウイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
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Field trips for collections and observations of marine organisms (off TSSFSC)/ Observations and of freshwater insects and shrimps (laboratory A210 in Saijo) 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students junior
Keywords field trip, plankton, benthos, fish,  macroalgae, mud flat, bioresource, non-indigenous organisms, diving, taxonomy, morphology, fish behavior, ecology, development, Practical work experience, SDG 14 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Understanding of diversities and functions of marine and freshwater organisms in ecosystems 
Criterion referenced
Biological Science of Fisheries
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire skills and methods to analyze and assess traits of hydorosphic environment and fishing resource.
・To acquire skills of managing and analyzing aquatic life.
・To acquire skills of assessing and analyzing a role of marine production industry in human society and influences caused by the industry on hydrosphere environment. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding of collections of marine and freshwater organisms with variable gears, environmental measurements, identifications and measurements of marine and freshwater organisms (plankton, benthos, fish, algae), and dividing 
Class Schedule 1) Morphology, taxonomy and ecology of marine plankton (at TS)
2) Ecology of benthic organisms in mud flats (at TS)
3) Diving methods (at TS)
4) Development of marine invertebrates (at TS)
5) Morphology, physiology and ecology of  marine macroalage (at TS)
6) Feeding habits of marine fish (at TS)
7) Morphology and ecology of freshwater fish  (in Saijo)
8)  Morphology, taxonomy and ecology of non-indigenous shrimps (in Saijo)
9) Marking method of fish (in Saijo)
10) Bioresources of fish (in Saijo)

Report for each trip, quality of presentation, eagerness for each observation and experiment will be properly evaluated  
Adequate references and original texts will be delivered at each lecture 
PC or AV used in
Original text will be given at each lecture 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Classes related to this field trip should be understood in advance 
Requirements This field trip will be carried out during summer holidays as an intensive course 
Grading Method Report for each trip & quality of presentation (40), eagerness for each observation and experiment (60) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Lecture on conservation of marine organisms by a lecturer invited from outside Hiroshima University 
Message See homepage of TMSS (http://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/fishlab/; https://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/gsbstop/interview/ja/saito.html). English explanation is possible upon request. 
Other Important: undergraduate students of Kochi, Ehime, Kagawa, Yamaguchi, Tottori, Shimane and Okayama Universities and Prefectural University of Hiroshima will join it. This class will be separately conducted both at Takehara Station and in the Saijo campus. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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