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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 0507 FISHERIES STUDIES

FISHERIES STUDIES is 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.

Courses in Narrow Field 0507 Fisheries Studies develop 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

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

050701  Aquaculture
050799  Fisheries Studies, n.e.c.


Exclusions:

Operating fishing vessels. This is included in Detailed Field 031705 Marine Craft Operation.


050701 Aquaculture

Aquaculture is the study of breeding, rearing, harvesting, handling and processing fish and other aquatic resources.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. feeding and maintaining aquatic stock
. principles of aquaculture production
. stocking and sampling fisheries


050799 Fisheries Studies, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Fisheries Studies not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. fisheries compliance

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