Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year 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
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practice and Field Work in Fisheries Science
オオツカ ススム,コンドウ ユウスケ,パナッキュール サムバン アニーシュ,カトウ アキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Field trips, lectures, and presentation. If COVID-19  is still prevalent in this season, either it will be cancelled or a special kind of classes may be held.  
Credits 2.0 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 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, algae, nutrients,  food webs, ecology, behavior, morphology, taxonomy, resilience, SDG Goal 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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Biodiversity, morphology, taxonomy, development, behavior and ecology of planktonic, benthic and nektonic organisms that are widely distributed in the Seto Inland Sea are studied in this class at TS. 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. In 2022, classes and experiments on marine nutrients will be held. A special lecture on Goal 14 of SDGs is also provided in this class. 
Class Schedule Lecture & practice: ecology of organisms in mud flats (Ohtsuka, Kondo, Aneesh, new staff member )

Lecture & practice: developmental biology of marine invertebrates (Ohtsuka, Kondo, Aneesh)
Field trip: collections of intertidal organisms on an isolated small island near Fisheries Laboratory (snorkelling, identification of organisms (Ohtsuka, Kato, Kondo, Aneesh)
Lecture & practice: taxonomy & ecology of marine algae (Kato)
Lecture & practice: morphology, behavior and ecology of marine plankton (especially edible zooplankters) (Ohtsuka, Kondo, Aneesh)
Lecture & practice: how to measure marine environment (Kondo, new staff member)
Lecture concerning Goal 14 of SDGs (Aneesh)
Oral presentations by all participants (All)

Scoring for your understanding of all contents (60) and quality of oral presentation (40) 
References in English will be individually provided if you request.  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Printed references, slides, movies etc. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Take a look at our homepage (http://fishlab.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/) in which you can see photos and movies of marine organisms inhabiting around TS in advance.  
Grading Method Scoring for your understanding of all contents (60) and quality of oral presentation (40) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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 together. 
Other Due to COVID-19, the schedule may be greatly changed. Be careful about the latest information from us or student offices. 
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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