Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course) Division of Integrated Sciences for Life Program of Bioresource Science
Lecture Code WD201200 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水産資源管理学II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Fish Biology and Fisheries II
サカイ ヨウイチ,トミヤマ タケシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
On-demand lecture 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Master course students
Keywords SDG_14, fishes, coral reefs, behavioral ecology, social behaviors, ecosystem, conservation, underwater survey 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students will gain knowledges of methodologies for fish identification and for underwater behavioral survey and current problems in the reef fish ecology with general understanding of basic patterns of the reproductive behaviors and foraging behaviors of reef fishes. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1-3
Taxonomy of marine fishes
Lesson 4-6
Methodology of underwater observational survey and data analyses
Lesson 7-8
Social structure and mating system of reef fishes
Lesson 9-11
Reproduction and mating strategies of reef fishes
Lesson 12-13
Interspecific competition in reef fishes
Lesson 14
Fish biodiversity and productivity on coral reefs
Lesson 15
Conservation and Eco-Tourism on reefy environments 
Recommended references will be announced in the course of lecture  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Fish card, PC, DVD 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Check up the picture books and references of reef fishes in any questioning matters occurred. 
Requirements Basic knowledge of the scientific concept of Behavioral Ecology (theory of evolution) is needed to understand the scientific background. 
Grading Method Total score of quiz provided in each lecture 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This lecture is provided  for students having academic interests in the behaviors and ecological traits in reef fishes.
This class is provided in English upon request. 
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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