Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2001004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏増殖学I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Aquaculture I
トミヤマ タケシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues1-4:ABS C301
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
All lectures will be held in face-to-face. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Integrated hydrospheric Science Program
Keywords Fisheries resources, Life history and life cycle, Stock management, SDG_14 
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)
Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To comprehensively understand morphological, ecological, physiological, pathological, biochemical, and genetic features of various creatures in hydrosphere.
・To understand management, expansion, utilization of fishing resources as well as economic activities of the fishing industry.
・To understand physiological, pathological, biochemical, genetic systems which are required for management and expansion of fishing resource.

Molecular Agro-Life Science Program
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to collect information related to peripheral disciplines to complement the knowledge regarding the specialized area and comprehensively consider functions of organic molecule, cell, individual organism, and population from view points related to molecules 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding of the present problems on the fisheries activities from various aspects.  
Class Schedule Lessons 1&2 Introduction: fisheries resources as food resources
Lessons 3&4 Problems of fisheries resources: overfishing and drastic change in the catch of fish
Lessons 5&6 Ecosystem in marine environments: mechanisms of the production of marine organisms; population and sub-population of fishes
Lessons 7&8 Development, growth, and reproduction of fishes
Lessons 9&10 Distribution, migration, feeding, and predation of fishes
Lessons 11&12 Theories of the catch efforts and stock management; problems in fisheries.
Lessons 13&14 Stock enhancement and management strategies
Lesson 15 Questions and answers  

Short examination will be held at each lesson
Materials will be uploaded in moodle 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts will be uploaded in moodle. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review carefully after each lecture 
Grading Method Short examinations 70%, Final examination 30% 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Job experience as a staff of prefectural fisheries institute will be introduced.  
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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