MAR 385: Principles of Fishery Biology and Management. 3 credits. Spring.
The course provides an overview of the field of fisheries ecology covering the evolution of fish, world fisheries harvest, recruitment, population dynamics, management and contemporary issues such as global overfishing and the impact of climate change on fisheries productivity.
MAR 561: Quantitative Fisheries Ecology. 3 credits. Fall.
The course covers quantitative models currently utilized to assess the status of fish stocks and ecosystem dynamics. The course builds on basic ecological models such as the density-independent exponential and density-dependent logistic models and introduces equilibrium and non-equilibrium production models and statistical-catch-at-age techniques.
MAR 569: Statistics with R