FISH 115

FISH 115 (3) Life History and Management of Salmonids

A review of salmonids natural history in B.C.; the implications of life-history patterns; and the opportunity these patterns provide for fisheries managers, including a review of government stocking and enhancement strategies, as well as fisheries regulation.

A lecture course on the biodiversity, systematics, phylogeny, conservation and management of salmonid populations, with a special emphasis on Pacific salmon.  Students gain a broad perspective on salmonids while focusing on the broader role of Pacific salmon in the ecology, economy and culture of British Columbia.

 

Salmon migrating up-river