Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L6009014 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 臨海資源科学演習
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Practice and Field Work in Fisheries Science
オオツカ ススム,カトウ アキ,ワカバヤシ カオリ,タントウキョウインミテイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Field trips, lectures, and presentation  
Credits 2.0 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 Students belonging to Ehime Univ, Kochi Univ, Shimane Univ, Tottori Univ, Okayama Univ, Yamaguchi Univ, and Hiroshima Univ of
Keywords plankton, Benthos, fish, fish resources, food webs, ecology, behavior, morphology, taxonomy, SDG 14 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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Biodiversity, morphology, taxonomy, development, behavior and ecology of planktonic, benthic and nektic organisms that are widely distributed in the Seto Inland Sea are studied in this class at TMSS. Operations of gears and preliminary fixation and identification methods of organisms are treated. Oral presentations concerning your own observations and obtained data are carried out. A special lecture on the biodiversity and conservation of marine organisms is also provided in the main campus 
Class Schedule Lecture & practice: ecology of organisms in mud flats (Ohtsuka, Kondo)

Lecture & practice: developmental biology of marine invertebrates (Ohtsuka, Kondo)
Field trip: collections of intertidal organisms on an isolated small island near Takehara Station, snorkelling, identification of organisms (Ohtsuka, Kato, Kondo)
Lecture & practice: taxonomy & ecology of marine algae (Kato)
Lecture & practice: morphology, behavior and ecology of marine plankton (especially edible zooplankters) (Ohtsuka, Kondo)
Lecture & practice: feeding habits of fish (Kawai)
Oral presentations by all participants
Lecture concerning marine biodiversity and conservation of marine organisms

Scoring for your understanding of all contents (60) and quality of oral presentation (40) 
Textbooks in English will be individually provided if you request. The following textbooks in Japanese are utilized for this class: Illustrated guide of marine plankton in Japan, Reproductive biology of fish, Ecological service in shallow waters, biodiversity of algae etc. 
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Printed references, slides, movies etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Take a look at our homepage (http://fishlab.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/) in which you can see marine organisms inhabiting around TMSS in advance. These will be treated in our class. Some biological comments are also provided. 
Grading Method Scoring for your understanding of all contents (60) and quality of oral presentation (40) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Oral presentation on marine environments and conservation of organisms by a lecturer invited from outside Hiroshima University  
Message Participants of this class are not only students from the above-listed universities but also from
junior ones of Hiroshima University. So we expect you study hard by competing together. 
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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