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Fish Ecology and Management

A study of the morphology, biology, ecology, behavior, and taxonomy of fishes. Strong emphasis is placed on the identification of New York’s common freshwater and estuarine fish species. Other topics include systematics, reproductive ecology, population dynamics, fisheries management, and the application of seines, trap nets, gill nets, and electroshocking fishing gear. Prerequisite/corequiste: NATR 101 or permission of the instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), spring semester These credits count toward the Math and/or Science (List B) requirements for graduation.

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William S. Snyder
Chair - Environmental Sciences Department
(315) 684-6237
snyderw@morrisville.edu
Bicknell Hall, Room 107

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