Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2010004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏生物学実験II
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Laboratory Work in Hydrospheric BiologyII
サカイ ヨウイチ,トミヤマ タケシ,カワイ コウイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:ABS A312 (Student Laboratory),ABS A501 (Student Laboratory)
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
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Practical works and on-demand lectures 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of 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 2nd year students of Integrative Hydroshere Science Program
Keywords SDG_14, Aquatic animals, Fish biology, Ecology, Animal Behaviors 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
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Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire skills and methods to analyze and assess traits of hydorosphic environment and fishing resource.
・Basic skills and analysis methods for breeding and management of hydrosphere organisms
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learning basic techniques in the field of fish ecology and biology. 
Class Schedule lesson 1: Fish measurements I (Tomiyama)
lesson 2: Fish measurements II (Tomiyama)
lesson 3: Fish growth analysis using otoliths I (Tomiyama)
lesson 4: Fish growth analysis using otoliths II (Tomiyama)
lesson 5: Fish tagging or marking methods I (Sakai)
lesson 6: Fish tagging or marking methods II (Sakai)
lesson 7: Observation methods of fish behaviors I (Sakai)
lesson 8: Observation methods of fish behaviors II (Sakai)
lesson 9: Benthos sampling at a middle reach of a river (Kawai)
lesson 10: Correlation analysis between river environment and aquatic insect community (Kawai)

lesson 11: Relationship between freshwater fish morphology and their feeding styles (Kawai)
lesson 12: Summary and discussion (Kawai) 
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Preparative studies recommended 
Grading Method Attitude (40%), Quiz (20%), Reports (40%) 
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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