The study of breeding, rearing, harvesting, handling, and managing fish and other aquatic resources. The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of sustainable fisheries management and commercial fisheries operations.
Fisheries Studies develops skills in:
- harvesting and handling fish and other aquatic resources
- monitoring and maintaining water quality
- identifying, preventing and controlling diseases of aquatic resources
- monitoring and ensuring compliance with fisheries regulations and standards.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics