This course is discontinued

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

The course will treat new important developments in fish ecology, based on recently published primary literatyre. A general text-book will function as a background for discussion of various subject. The subjects will differ among years, depending on developments in the literature and availability of seminar leaders.

Learning outcome

To update the participants on fish ecology issues of high contemporary interest, and to develop the participants ability to understand important processes affecting individuals, populations and species. The focus is upon critial analysis.


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Recommended previous knowledge

Ecology and evolution

Overlapping courses

5 credit points with BZ378.


The participants will be exposed to seminars describing ongoing research by local staff of guests. Further, each participant will present and discuss a scientific paper (given as a seminar), as well as be given two assignments. On is an essay of a given topic, and the second is to develop and write an application for a grant.


The seminar and the two written assignmenst are graded, and all parts must be passed.


There must be registered more than three students.

Facts about this course




Every spring


Every spring

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)