Science of Fishing 2
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe the decision-making process for keeping or releasing fish caught by recreational fishing methods.
- Explain best practice methods for releasing a fish caught by recreational fishing methods.
- Describe the spoilage processes that occur in a fish which has been kept for consumption from a recreational fishing trip.
- Explain safe and hygienic methods for processing catch taken from recreational fisheries.
- Describe techniques for preserving fish caught by recreational fishing methods.
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In this subject you will learn about the importance of making informed decisions to fish responsibly and sustainably. This will include improving your knowledge on both releasing and harvesting fish. You will learn how to apply best practice fish handling techniques to minimise stress and maximise a fish’s chance of post-release survival. For fish retained for consumption, you will learn safe and hygienic processing method as well as ways to maximise the yield and quality of your seafood. You will also be introduced to innovative ways to prepare and preserve your catch and the nutritional health benefits of seafood. The information provided in the subject will consider a range of different fish species and how each may require their own handling, preparation and preservation techniques.
- Quiz. Keeping or Releasing? (8%)
- Fish Release Guide (30%)
- Quiz. How to Release Your Fish Alive (8%)
- Quiz. Fish Spoilage (8%)
- Quiz. Preparing Your Catch (8%)
- Quiz. Preserving Your Catch (8%)
- Fish Processing Plan (30%)
Current study term: 09 Jul 23 to 15 Oct 23
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