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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WLE 340 - Freshwater Fisheries Ecology and Management

An ecological approach in studying freshwater fisheries and evaluating management tactics.  Topics include general fish ecology, population dynamics, bioenergetics, stock-recruitment, habitat quality, biotic interactions, anthropogenic effects, recreational fisheries, management tools, assessment methods, nongame species, and human dimensions.  Field-intensive, with emphasis on Maine fisheries and interaction with fishery professionals.

Prerequisites: BIO 329 and BIO 319 or SFR 407 or SMS 300 or WLE 200.

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Odd Years

Credits: 3