One semester of college-level biology.
Students will explore the theory and practice of fisheries sustainability through lectures, readings, laboratory exercises, and interactions with local fishermen. This course will focus primarily on species harvested in the Gulf of Maine, with an emphasis on finfish. Students in the course should be prepared for lots of time at-sea aboard research vessels and commercial fishing vessels.
(L) SML students assist during feeding time at UNH's open ocean aquaculture facility at the Isles of Shoals (photo by T. Garzo). (R) At-sea aboard local, commercial fishing vessels (photo by J. Coyer).