Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L9802011 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Fish Production
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Fish Production
サカイ ヨウイチ,カワイ ケンタロウ,ウミノ テツヤ,ヨシダ マサユキ,サイトウ ヒデトシ,トミヤマ タケシ,ワカバヤシ カオリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte:ABS C203
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Classroom lecture and laboratory experiment 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students AIMS-HU & PEACE incoming students, HUSA incoming students and students from School of Applied Biological Science
Keywords SDG_14, Fish biology, Fisheries, Ecology, Life history, Aquaculture, Diseases 
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)
Applied Biological Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding applied biological sciences
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The lecture consists of following subjects; fisheries biology, fish behavioral ecology, aquaculture and pathology of important fisheries resources in Japan.  
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Fish and fisheries in Japan (Y.Lecture; Tomiyama) Quiz
Lesson 2 Fish life history (Lecture & Experiment; Tomiyama)
Lesson 3 Aquaculture (Lecture; Umino) Quiz
Lesson 4 Problems in aquaculture (Lecture; Umino)
Lesson 5 Fish reproduction (Lecture; Kawai) (Quiz)
Lesson 6 Fish eggs and ecological study (Lecture & Experiment; Kawai)
Lesson 7 Introduction of alien fish in Japan (Lecture; Saito) Quiz
Lesson 8 Observation of alien fish (Lecture & Experiment; Saito)
Lesson 9 Fish neurobiology (Lecture; Yoshida) Quiz
Lesson 10 Neurobiology and behavior (Lecture & Experiment; Yoshida)
Lesson 11 Aquaculture of marine shellfish (Lecture; Wakabayashi) Quiz
Lesson 12 Techniques for marine shellfish aquaculture (Lecture & Experiment; Wakabayashi)
Lesson 13 Fish behavior and sexuality (Lecture; Sakai) Quiz
Lesson 14 Fish tagging methods (Lecture & Experiment; Sakai)
Lesson 15 Benthos biology (Lecture; New staff)

Lesson 16 Final Exam 
Text and handout will be given in the class as necessary 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC projector will be used. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow the instruction of each lecturer.  
Requirements This course is provided in English. 
Grading Method Quiz 5% x 8 times= 40 %; Final exam 60%
90-100% Excellent (S)
80-89% Very Good (A)
70-79% Good (B)
60-69% Fair (C)
0-59% Fail (D) 
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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