Fishing Technology

CMM18 Elective Course 6 ECTS
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Introduction to the main principles, approaches and issues associated with fishing activities. The course will illustrate the present stage of technology used in the marine environment with emphasis on the potentials, limitations, environmental impacts, and future development of marine technology.

Learning outcomes

Students will

  • gain systematic understanding of present fishing technology, ability to describe it in details, and understand the technological reasons for problems such as overfishing and environmental impacts.
  • be able to collect and evaluate scientific information on fishing activities in costal and marine zones.


Two small papers, individual and group. Case study/paper.