COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Alien and invasive species and their effects on marine ecosystems SUF   228 4 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Cem ÇEVİK
Instructors
Prof.Dr.CEM ÇEVİK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course to describe general characteristics alien(exotic) and invader species, the main vectors of their introduction and effects of ecosystem
Content
The formation of oceans and seas. The effects of the distribution of species in this formation,vectors of introduction of exotic species, the opening of the Suez Canal, and Lessepsian migrations, Sensitive areas in the Mediterranean and Black Sea , The effects of exotic species on ecosystem, Eradication methods of exotic species and Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters.

Learning Outcomes
1) Interpret the mechanisms of transport of exotic species
2) Explain the concept of exotic species
3) knows the mechanisms of the settlement of the exotic species
4) Interpret exotic species established in the Mediterranean Sea
5) Knows the methods of struggle with exotic species
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Having knowledge on “natural and applied sciences” and “basic engineering”; combination of their theoretical and practical knowledge on fisheries engineering applications.
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2. Assessment of data scientifically on fisheries engineering, determining and solving the problems
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3. Uses theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of fisheries to design; investigates and interprets events and phenomena usig scientific methods and techniques.
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4. Collecting data in fisheries science, making the basic experimental studies, evaluating the results, identifying the problems and developing methods of solution
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5. Having plan any study related to fisheries science as an individually, managing and consulting.
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6.Learning the knowledge by the determining learning needs; developing positive attitude towards lifelong learning
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7. Communicating oral and written in expertise field, monitoring the seminars and meeting in expertise field, following the foreign language publication.
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8. Improving life-long learning attitude and using the information to the public interest.
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9. Creating public awareness about fisheries and having the ability to ensure sustainable use of aquatic resources.
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10. Communicating oral and written effectively, participating the seminars and meetings in expertise field, following the foreign language publications.
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11. Using the informatics and communicating technology
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12. Improves constantly itself , as well as professional development scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities identifying needs of learning.
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13. Gaining competence to determine the current status of aquatic resources and its sustainable use, water pollution and control, and biotechnology areas.
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14. Having ability to promote the study about aquaculture techniques by saving the natural environment, fishery diseases, fishing and processing technology, structure of fishery sector, problems and solution of their expertise field
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15. Ability to act in accordance with the regulation, social, scientific, cultural, and ethical values on fisheries field

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The formation of oceans and seas. The effects of the distribution of species in this formation Reading the related subject in resources Lecture
2 Vectors of introduction of exotic species the opening of the Suez Canal, and Lessepsian migrations Reading the related subject in resources Lecture
3 Sensitive areas in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
4 The effects of exotic species on ecosystem Reading about the subject in sources Lecture
5 Eradication methods of exotic species Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
6 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Thallophyta, Protozoa Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
7 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Porifera-Annelida Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
8 Mid-Term Exam Studying exam Question-Answer
Testing
9 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Crustacea Reading the related subject in resources, preparing homework Lecture
10 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Mollusca Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
11 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Mollusca Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
12 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Echinodermata Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
13 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Pisces Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
14 Exotic species living in the Mediterranean and Turkish waters: Pisces Reading the related subject in resources, preparation for laboratory practice Lecture
15 Presentation of homework Preparing for homework presentation Homework
16-17 Term Exams Preparing for the exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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