Information Package / Course Catalogue
Fish Physiology
Course Code: VFZ531
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

To be informed about the physiological mechanisms of fish

Course Content

General characteristics of the fish, the fish of vital regulatory mechanisms necessary for the vital activities (survival), behavior, reproduction

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be informed about the life cycle of fish
2.To learn about the processes in the maintenance of homeostasis in fish
3.To be informed about reproduction and behavior in fish
4.To be informed about immunology and nervous system in fish
5.To be informed about sensoriy processes in fish
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Classification and nomenclature in fish -I
Week 2 - Theoretical
Classification and nomenclature in fish -II
Week 3 - Theoretical
The fish that can be livied in different environments and the biology of fishes. The balance and swimming of fish
Week 4 - Theoretical
Gase exchange and circulatory system in fish
Week 5 - Theoretical
Osmoregulation and ione balance in fish
Week 6 - Theoretical
Nutrition and digestion in fish
Week 7 - Theoretical
Reproduciton
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Sensory system and communication in fish
Week 10 - Theoretical
Endocrine system in fish
Week 11 - Theoretical
Nervous system of fish
Week 12 - Theoretical
Immune system
Week 13 - Theoretical
Behavior
Week 14 - Theoretical
Presentations-I
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations-II
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz2%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment44120
Term Project116117
Quiz2216
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination1819
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
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