812344 Ecology of fishes


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Unfer, Günther , Meulenbroek, Paul , Friedrich, Thomas , Waidbacher, Herwig
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2018/19
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

Basic fish ecology, physiology, taxonomy; Autecology of: lampreys, sturgeons, pike, mudminnow, burbot, salmoniformes, cyprinids, loaches, catfish, bullhead, sticklebacks, sunfish, percides and gobies.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- Explain the life cycles and ecology of European and selected other important fish species;
- Relate fish to habitat categories, river types and eco-regions;
- Apply knowledge of ecology, physiology, and zoogeography of fish to understand aquatic ecosystem functioning.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.