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Republic of the Philippines

WESTERN PHILIPPINES UNIVERSITY


College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology
Aborlan, Palawan
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COURSE CATALOGUE:
COURSE CODE

FS 311

COURSE TITLE

Principles of Fishery Science

COURSE UNITS

3 Units

COURSE PREREQUISITE

General Biology

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Principles of physiology, breeding, and nutrition in relation to fishery production

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, students will be able to:


1. explain the physiology of fish.
2. identify and understand different aspects of fishery science.
3. Learn the proper way of rearing fishes in aquacultture systems.

EVALUATION

Lecture (60%)
Assignment
Quizzes
Attendance
MidTerm/Final Term

Laboratory (40%)
Attendance
Laboratory Exercise
Actual

5%
35%
10%
50%

10%
40%
50%

COURSE OUTLINE:
TOPIC

VMGOs

SUBTOPIC

UNIT OBJECTIVES

TEACHING STRATEGY

WPU Vision & Mission


Distinguish and abstract the Discussion
CEAT Goal
University Vision and Mission Dimensional
Agricultural Engineering (AE) Distinguish and abstract the approach
goal of the College
Department Objectives
Explain the possible
responsibility & opportunities
of Agricultural Engineering
Profession.

question

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LEARNING OUTCOMES
After completing this topic, students
will able to discuss the vision and
mission of the university, the goal of
the college and the objectives of the
department.

TIME
REFERENCES
ALLOTMENT
st
1 session
WPU catalogue
Student Handbook

TOPIC
Introduction

Physiology of
Fish

SUBTOPIC
What is fishery?
What is science?
What is Fishery science?

1.
Body
2.
Skeleton
3.
Vertebrae
4.
Head
5.
External organs
6.
Respiration
7.
Circulation
8.
Digestion
9.
Endocrine system
10. Osmoregulation
11. Thermoregulation
12. Muscular system
13. Buoyancy
14. Sensory systems
15. Reproductive
processes
16. Social behaviour
17. Cognition

UNIT OBJECTIVES

TEACHING STRATEGY

Define fishery, science, and


fishery science

Lecture, Discussion,
PowerPoint presentation,
Homework

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LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of this topic, the students
will be able to define fishery,
science, and fishery science.

TIME
REFERENCES
ALLOTMENT
1 hour
Wikipedia.
The
encyclopedia

free

TOPIC

SUBTOPIC

UNIT OBJECTIVES

TEACHING STRATEGY

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

TIME
ALLOTMENT

REFERENCES

TOPIC
Fish biology

Fish Culture

SUBTOPIC

UNIT OBJECTIVES

TEACHING STRATEGY

What is fish?
Taxonomy of fish
Biology of fish
Body shape
Fins
Anatomy of fish
Integument system of fish
Scales
Color
Cardiovascular system of fish
Respiratory system
How fish breathe
Excretory system
Digestive system
Reproductive system
Breeding
Gestation
Spawning
Sensory system
How fish swim
Social behavior of fish

Define fish
Lecture, Discussion,
Enumerate the taxonomy of fish
PowerPoint presentation,
Homework, Laboratory
Identify the anatomy of fish
Exercise
Define the different systems of
fishs body
Explain how fish swim and
breathe.
Discuss the social behavior of
fish

Production system
Polyculture
Monoculture
Cultural practices
Intensive system
Extensive system
Semi-intensive system
Types of Culturing Facilities
Fish culture in ponds
Pond preparation
Fish culture in tanks
Fish culture in cages
Fish culture in pens

Define the production and Assignment, Lecture,


cultural system of raising fish
PowerPoint presentation
Enumerate the process in pond
preparation
Differentiate fish production in
tanks,
cages,
pens,
and
raceways

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this topic, the students


will be able to:
define fish
enumerate the taxonomy of fish
identify the anatomy of fish
define the different systems of fishs
body
explain how fish swim and breathe.
discuss the social behavior of fish

At the end of this topic, the students


will be able to:
define the production and cultural
system of raising fish
enumerate the process in pond
preparation
differentiate fish production in
tanks, cages, pens, and raceways

TIME
ALLOTMENT
3 hours

6 hours

REFERENCES
http://www.iim.csic.es/pesqu
erias/Pesca/Biologia/anatom
ia/Fish%20Biology%20and
%20Anatomy.htm

Brown, E. E. and J. B.
Gratzek.1980. Fish Farming
Handbook. AVI Publishing
Company. Inc. Westport,
Connecticut
Vera Cruz, E. M. 2009. Fish
Culture. A powerpoint
presentation for the short
course aquaculture
engineering. Freshwater
Aquaculture Center, CLSU,
Science City of Munoz,
Nueva Ecija

TOPIC

SUBTOPIC

UNIT OBJECTIVES

TEACHING STRATEGY

LEARNING OUTCOMES

TIME
ALLOTMENT

REFERENCES

Fish culture in raceways


Environmental
Factors

Oxygen
Temperature
Photoperiods
Toxic Materials

Experiences
that involves
fishery science

Define
the
environmental Assignment, Lecture,
factors
that
affect
the
PowerPoint presentation,
production and life cycle of
Problem sets, Term exam,
fish.
Report
Enable students to do specific
research study that involves
fishery science

Research/Case Study

At the end of this topic, the students


will be able to define the
environmental factors that affect the
production and life cycle of fish.

15 hours

At the end of this topic, the students


will be able to discuss the different
experiences involving fishery
science

6 hours

Prepared by:

Recommending Approval:

Approved:

MARIBEL B. PENEYRA, RPAE


Instructor I

MARIBEL B. PENEYRA, RPAE


Department Head, Agricultural Engineering

MIRRIAM P. BANLAWE, RPAE


Dean

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Brown, E. E. and J. B.
Gratzek.1980. Fish Farming
Handbook. AVI Publishing
Company. Inc. Westport,
Connecticut
Books
Internet access
Magazine
Articles