Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2019005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 国際漁業論
Subject Name
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Introduction to International Fishery
イシダ ユキマサ,ウミノ テツヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
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Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Mainly lecture, use of blackboard, discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Third-year students, first term (fifth semester)
Keywords Deep sea fishing, fishery treaty, international fishery executive committee, international waters, anti-fishery campaign 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Biological Science of Fisheries
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To understand management, expansion, utilization of fishing resources as well as economic activities of the fishing industry. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To learn the history of deep sea fishing as a means of ensuring food security
To study how fish resources found in international waters are managed under international treaties
Class Schedule This class will delve into the following via intensive lectures:
1. Changes in Japan’s deep sea fishing
2. Fisheries and international law
3. Issues in deep sea fishing (salmon and trout fishery)
4. Issues in deep sea fishing (tuna fishery)
5. Issues in deep sea fishing (tuna fishery)
6. Issues in deep sea fishing (whaling)
7. State of deep sea fishing
8. International conventions, pacts on fishing to which Japan is a signatory
9. International fishery-related industry, administration, research organizations
10. Biological information necessary for resource management, research
11. Problems surrounding tuna, IUU  fishery
12. Environmental protection effort-related pressures
13. The Washington Convention
14. The future of international fishery and international conventions on fishery

New fisheries Handbook, Pelagic Fishing (complete works on fisheries science), National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries website, the Fisheries Agency (status of international resources), Sea families, Pursuing the Truth behind Sharks (Seizando Bookstore Versau books), Ministry of Foreign Affairs website, website of various international treaties, Fishery white papers, international treaties related to fishing 
PC or AV used in
Computer, text, handouts  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1. Review pelagic fishing (complete works on fisheries science)
2. Reference international agreements related to fisheries, the Fisheries Agency
3. Review pelagic fishing (complete works on fisheries science)
4. Review pelagic fishing (complete works)
5. R eview pelagic fishing (complete works)  
6. Browse the website of the National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries and Fisheries Agency
7. Reference international agreements related to fishery
8. Reference the website of the National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries
9. Review New Fisheries Handbook
10. Reference the website for OPRT
11. Reference Sea Families
12. Reference Sea Families
Grading Method Attendance, tests 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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