Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2005004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏生物多様性論II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction to Hydrospheric BiodiversityII
サイトウ ヒデトシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur1-4:ABS C301
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Mainly lecture 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction O : Others
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Marine benthos, Distribution, population and community ecology, Human impact 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Acknowlegement and understanding of fisheries resources dynamics. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To understand management, expansion, utilization of fishing resources as well as economic activities of the fishing industry.
・Understanding on relation between form and ecology of hydrosphere organisms and hydrosphere environment
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The distribution charactics, population and community ecology of marine benthos can be approached in the class.
Class Schedule examnination is conducted

Lesson 1  Introduction
Lesson 2  Marine organism including benthos  
Lesson 3  Feeding ecology
Lesson 4  Bioturbation, Reproduction
Lesson 5  Rocky shore
Lesson 6  Sandy shore, Intertidal flat  
Lesson 7  Seagrasses and seaweeds bed   
Lesson 8  Estuary, Mangroves
Lesson 9  Coral reef  
Lesson 10 Continental shelf, Deep Sea
Lesson 11 Interspecific relationship
Lesson 12 Oceanic biogeography  
Lesson 13 Human impact on marine organism 1
Lesson 14 Human impact on marine organism 2
Lesson 15 Conservation
Text is not used.
The class is conducted in lecture style. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Power point, Handout 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It is better to study above lecture contents.
Grading Method Examination is evaluated at 100% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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