COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Fishing gear and fishing methods SUF   407 7 1 2 4

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 Asst.Prof.Dr. Erhan AKAMCA
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiERHAN AKAMCA1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to get knowledge and experiences in order to select an appropriate fishing gears and methods for sustainable fisheries and to introduce of national and international fishing gears, and to make classifications of the gears.
Content
In contents of the lesson below subjects are covered, under the main titles of fishing gears and methods in fishery, fishing lines, gillnets, trammel nets, trawls, purse-seines, beach seines, tuna trap nets, lift nets, traps, fishing tools that using by hands, other accessories; world and Turkish fisheries sectors, classifications of fishing gears, fishing line tools, types of fishing line, long lines, material of nets, types of gillnet, parts of trawl, trawl mechanization, types of trawl, technical characteristics of purse-seine net, purse-seine mechanization, fishing, pots and traps, fyke nets, etc.

Learning Outcomes
1) Have the knowledge and capability of fishing gears and methods for sustainable fisheries
2) Have the sufficiency for the classifications of fishing gears and methods
3) To have solve of problems by using knowledge of fishing gears and methods
4) Adapt other fisheries field (aquaculture, biological samples, etc.) of fishing gears and methods, and solve the problems.
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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 Introduction Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
2 Fisheries and Factors affecting fisheries Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
3 Classifications of fishing gears and fising methods Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
4 Fishing without gear, homework Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
5 Fishing with basic gear Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
6 Blast fishing, fishing with poison, fishing with electiric Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
7 Trap fishing. Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
8 Midterm exam Reading the corse notes and related information.
9 Hook and line and longline fishing Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
10 Gillnetting, homework Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
11 Beach seine Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
12 Trawling Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
13 Purse seine fishing Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
14 Stake net fishing Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
15 Special fishing method Reading the corse notes and related information. Lecture
16-17 Final exam Study for Final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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