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FMRT-3142
FMRT Undergraduate Courses
3  Credit
FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCE TECHNOLOGY DISCIPLINE Summary of Courses for 4 Years Bachelor of Science in Fisheries (Hons.) (Effective from 1998-99 Session)  
Year Term Credit hours Total
    Core Optional  
1st 1st 2nd 15.0 18.0 10.0 6.5   49.5
2nd 1st 2nd 18.0 18.0 6.0 4.5   46.5
3rd 1st 2nd 18.0 18.0 5.5 6.5   48.0
4th 1st 2nd 16.5 20.0 8.0 4.5   49.0
Total 141.5 51.5 193.0
  TABLE OF CREDIT DISTRIBUTION IN DIFFERENT YEARS  
Year Term Credit hours Total
    Core Optional  
1st 1st 2nd 15.0 18.0 10.0 6.5   49.5
2nd 1st 2nd 21.0 17.0 1.5 4.5   44.5
3rd 1st 2nd 16.5 18.0 6.0 6.0   46.5
4th 1st 2nd 20.0 17.0 4.5 4.5   46.0
Total 141.5 51.5 186.5
     1ST YEAR 1ST TERM  
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours
    Theory Sessional  

Core Course

ZOO   –  1101 Fisheries Zoology 3 – 0 3.0
ZOO   –  1102 Fisheries  Zoology Sessional 0 – 3/2 0.75
CHEM – 1153 Physical and Analytical Chemistry 3 – 0 3.0
CHEM – 1154 Physical and Analytical Chemistry Sessional 0 – 3/2 0.75
HSS    –  1151 Communicative English 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT  –  1103 Freshwater Ecology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT  – 1104 Freshwater Ecology Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
Optional Course
FMRT – 1105 Aquatic Resources 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT – 1106 Aquatic Resources Sessional  & Field Work  0 – 3 1.5
FMRT – 1107 Periphyton and Benthos 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT – 1108 Periphyton and Benthos Sessional & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
CSE    –1150 Word Processing and Spread Sheet Analysis Lab. 0 – 2 1.0
Total Theory: 4 Core, 2 Optional Sessional : 3 Core, 3 Optional  18 – 0 0 – 14 25.00
  1ST YEAR 2ND TERM  
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours  
    Theory Sessional  

Core Course

FMRT  – 1201 Estuarine and Marine Ecology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT  – 1202 Estuarine and Marine Ecology Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3   1.5  
FMRT  – 1203 Planktology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT – 1204 Planktology Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
CHEM – 1253 Organic Chemistry 3 – 0 3.0
CHEM – 1254 Organic Chemistry Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT  – 1205 Principles of Aquaculture  3 – 0 3.0
FMRT –  1206 Principles of Aquaculture Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3   1.5
Optional  Course
HSS    –  1255 Sociology 2 – 0 2.0
SOIL   –  1251 Soil Science 3 – 0 3.0
SOIL   –  1252 Soil Science Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5

Total

Theory: 4 Core, 2 Optional Sessional : 4 Core, 1 Optional  17 – 0 0 – 15 24.50
  2ND YEAR 1ST TERM    
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours  
    Theory Sessional  
Core Course
FMRT– 2101 Ichthyology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2102 Ichthyology Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 2103 Shellfish Biology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2104 Shellfish Biology Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 2105 Crafts and Gear Technology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2106 Crafts and Gear Technology Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5  
FMRT– 2107 Freshwater Aquaculture 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2108 Freshwater Aquaculture Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
Optional  Course
FMRT – 2109 Fishery Systematics 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT – 2110 Fishery Systematics Sessional & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
CSE   – 2150 Database and Statistical Analysis Lab. 0 – 3 1.5

Total

Theory: 4 Core,  1 Optional Sessional : 4 Core, 2 Optional   15 – 0 0 – 18 24.00
    2ND YEAR 2ND TERM  
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours  
    Theory Sessional  
Core Course
FMRT– 2201 Physical Oceanography 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2202 Physical Oceanography Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 2203 Fish Physiology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2204 Fish Physiology Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 2205 Coastal Aquaculture 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2206 Coastal Aquaculture Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 2207 Fish Biochemistry 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 2208 Fish Biochemistry Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
Optional  Course
URP  – 2205 GIS and Remote Sensing 3 – 0 3.0
URP  – 2206 GIS and Remote Sensing Sessional & Field Work 0 – 3   1.5

Total

Theory: 4 Core, 1 Optional Sessional : 4 Core, 1 Optional   15 – 0 0 – 15 22.50
  3RD YEAR 1ST TERM  
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours  
    Theory Sessional  
Core Course
FMRT–  3101 Fisheries Microbiology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT–  3102 Fisheries Microbiology Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT–  3103 Fish Population Dynamics 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT–  3104 Fish Population Dynamics Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT–  3105 Principles of Statistics 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT–  3106 Principles of Statistics Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT–  3107 Aquatic Pollution 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT–  3108 Aquatic Pollution Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT -3109 Fish Nutrition & Feed Formulation 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT -3110 Fish Nutrition & Feed Formulation Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5  
Optional  Course
FMRT – 3111 Introduction to Integrated Tropical Coastal Zone Management 2 – 0 2.0
Total Theory: 5 Core, 1 Optional Sessional : 5 Core 17 – 0 0 – 12.75 24.50
  3RD YEAR 2ND TERM  
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours  
    Theory Sessional  
Core Course
FMRT– 3201 Biostatistics 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 3202 Biostatistics Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 3203 Post Harvest Technology -I 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 3204 Post Harvest Technology - I Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 3205 Chemical Oceanography 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 3206 Chemical Oceanography Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 3207 Fish Parasitology 3 – 0 3. 0
FMRT– 3208 Fish Parasitology Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
Optional  Course
FMRT– 3209 Marine Botany 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 3210 Marine Botany  Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
CSE   – 3250 Computer Programming Lab. 0 – 4 2.0
Total Theory: 4 Core, 1 Optional

Sessional : 4 Core, 2 Optional 

15 – 0 0 – 19 24.50
4TH YEAR 1ST TERM  
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours  
    Theory Sessional  
Core Course
FMRT– 4101 Post Harvest Technology - II 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4102 Post Harvest Technology - II Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5  
FMRT– 4103 Fish Pathology & Immunology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4104 Fish Pathology & Immunology Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 4105 Principles of Genetics 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4106 Principles of Genetics Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
ECON– 4107 Fisheries Economics 3 – 0 3.0
Optional  Course
FMRT– 4109 Geological  Oceanography  3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4110 Geological Oceanography Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 4111 Aquatic Toxicology 2 – 0 2.0
FMRT– 4112 Aquatic Toxicology Sessional  & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
Total Theory: 4 Core, 2 Optional Sessional : 3 Core, 2 Optional 12 – 0 0 – 15 24.50
  4TH YEAR 2ND TERM  
Course No. Course Title Hours   /    Week Credit hours  
    Theory Sessional  
Core Course
FMRT– 4201 Fish Genetics & Biotechnology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4202 Fish Genetics & Biotechnology Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT – 4203 Fisheries Management & Conservation 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4204 Fisheries Management & Conservation Sessional & Field Work 0 – 3   1.5
FMRT– 4205 Aquaculture Extension 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4206 Aquaculture Extension Sessional & Field Work 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT– 4207 Research Methodology 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT – 4208 Research Methodology Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
FMRT – 4212 Project Work 0 – 4 2.0
Optional  Course
FMRT– 4209 Aquatic Planning & Engineering 3 – 0 3.0
FMRT– 4210 Aquatic Planning & Engineering Sessional 0 – 3 1.5
Total Theory: 5 Core, 1 Optional Sessional : 5 Core, 1 Optional 15 – 0 0 – 19 24.50
FIRST YEAR FIRST TERM ZOO 1101: Fisheries Zoology                 3 Credit hours   Course Contents:

Section – A

Introduction, distribution and classification of animals up to class level with diagnostic characteristics giving special reference to aquatic ones. General characters, morphological features, food and feeding habits, digestive and reproductive system of a representative type of porifera, platyhelminthes, arthropods and mollusca, echinodermata, typical fish and aquatic mammal. A comparative study of the morphological features of a typical aquatic invertebrate, fish and mammal.  

Section - B

Economic significance of the aquatic animals. Evolution and adaptive radiation of animals with special emphasis on adaptation to aquatic life.   Recommended references: Jordan    E.L and P.S. Verma, 1980. - Invertebrate zoology, Chand and Company Ltd. Jordan E.L. Vertebrate zoology Parker - A text book of zoology, vol. 1 & 2., Low Price Publications, Delhi - 110052.   ZOO 1102: Fisheries Zoology Sessional     0.75 Credit hours   Course Contents: Identification and study of aquatic organisms especially the important aquatic fauna of Bangladesh. Dissection of major organ systems of a typical erustacea, bivalvia, gastropsda, asteroidea and pisces. Collection and preservation of zoological specimens.   CHEM 1153: Physical and Analytical Chemistry 3 Credit hours   Course Contents:

Section – A

Volumetric analysis: Requirement of volumetric analysis, acidemetry and akalimetry, standard solution, classification of the methods of volumetric analysis, types of titration, theory of neutralization reaction, heat of reaction, heat of formation, heat of combustion and heat of neutralization. Ionization of acid, base and salts; ionization of strong and weak electrolyses, theory of buffer solution, concept of pH.  Solution: Different units of concentration; factors influencing the solubility of a substance, mechanism of dissolution, liquefaction of gases, properties of dilute solution, lowering of vapour pressure, depression of freezing point, elevation of boiling point and osmotic pressure. Colloids: Colloids and crystalloid, classification of colloids; general methods of preparation of colloidal solution, properties of colloids, coagulation, peptisation and electrophoresis.  

Section – B

Spectorophotometric analysis - Theory of spectrophotometry, Application of Beer’s & Lambert’s Law. Oxidation Reduction: Definition; modern concept, writing of equations involving oxidation - reduction reaction, oxidation reduction potentials, concept of redox indicators.  Chemical kinetics:  First and second order reactions and their simple treatment; determination of order of reactions; only outline of Arrhenius and collision theory. Chemical Equilibrium: Law of mass action, its enunciation and mathematical formulation, its application to chemical reaction, relationship between Kp and Kc, Le chatelier and Braun principle.   Recommended references: Hoque M.M. and Nawab, M.A. 1974, Principles of Physical Chemistry 3rd ed., students publication, Dhaka Essentials of physical chemistry, B.S. BAHL & G.D.TULI. 1985 Chand & Company Ltd., Ram Nagar, New Delhi. Bhuyan, A.L. Physical Chemistry S.Z. Haider, 1977, Introduction to Modern Inorganic chemistry 5th ed. Students publication, Dhaka. R.D. Madan, 1998. Modern Inorganic chemistry. S. Chand & company Ltd. Ram Nagar, New Delhi.
  1. Prakash, Tuli, Basu & R.D. Madan, 1990, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, S. Chand & company Ltd., Ram Nagar, New Delhi - 110055.
  CHEM  1154 : Physical and Analytical Chemistry Sessional 0.75 Credit hours   Course Contents: Preparation of standard solutions. Volumetric analysis -                          Neutralization titration;                 Determination of the strength of acid/base by using standard base/acid solution respectively. Oxidation -Reduction titration.         Determination of the amount of iron in grams per litre of the given Ferrous sulphate solution by standard known solution. Determination of amount of copper (I grams per litre) in a given copper sulphate solution by using standard sodium thiosulphate (Na SO) solution.   HSS 1151 : Communicative English 3 Credit hours   Course Contents:

Section – A

Sentence structures: Construction of paragraphs on scientific and other themes. Technical and scientific vocabulary, Rules of syntax, grammatical principles and structures, comprehension,  correction of errors, Transformation of sentences, phrases and Idioms, Appropriate prepositions, Synonyms and Antonyms; Prefixes and Suffixes.  

Section - B

Precise writing; Technical and official correspondences; Technical report writing, Research paper writing; Tender notice; Free composition; Amplification; Dialogue writing and punctuation.   Recommended references: Allen, W.S. - Living English Structure Roger Hartman - Thesaurus of English synonyms and antonyms Thomson & Martinet - A practical English grammar   FMRT 1103 : Fresh Water Ecology 3 Credit hours   Course Contents: Section - A Introduction: Definition, subdivision and its relation to other sciences, importance in human civilization. Ecosystem : Basic concept on ecosystem, ecological factors, ecological niche, trophic level, food chain, food web and trophic structure.  Major ecological factors: interaction and dynamics in the various fresh water environments with their comparison. Ecology classification of fresh water habitat: Concept of unite, lotic and lentic habitats. Classification of pond, Lake Stream, zonation of pond, lake and stream.  Ecological classification of fresh water organisms: Classification according to the position in the energy or food chain, mode of life. Fresh water and flora, nature of the bentic & pelagic communities, nature of the communities in the various zones of fresh water habitat. Reverine Ecology: Definition, types of river, classification of river, roles of river in the human civilization, origin and pathway of the major rivers in Bangladesh, reverie community.   Section - B Relationship between the population and communities in the fresh water habitat. Positive interaction: Communalism, mutualism and cooperation; Negative interaction: Antibiosis predation, parasitism and competition. Production and decomposition of organic matter in the fresh water ecosystem: Concept of productivity, measurement of primary productivity, man’s use of primary production. Fundamental concept of fresh water ecosystem energetics: Basic types of biogeo-chemical cycles, energy flow in a community, N2 cycle, sulfer cycle, phosporus cycle, CO2 cycle and  recycle path way.               Principles pertaining to limiting factors: “Liebig’s Low of minimum”, Shelfords “Law of tolerance,” combined concepts of limiting factors and  ecological indicators. Principles and concepts pertaining to organization at the community and population level: The biotic community and population, pattern in community, ecological dominance, population density, population age distribution, population dispersal, population dispersion, carrying capacity, aggregation and Allee’s principle. Recommended references: Ecology of Inland Waters & Estuary - Ridd Limnology - Wetrgel. R.G Sunders college publishing, London, 1983. Limnological Analysis - Welrgel, R.G., Lileens, G.E. Fundamentals of Ecology - Odum - Philadelphia, Sunders college publishing house, New Delhi Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology - Barnes & Mann Estuarine Ecology - Day ; C.A.S. Hall; W.M. Kemp, A.Y. Arancibia, wiley intersince publiscation John wiley and sons. New York 1989. Limnology - Goldman, C.R. - McGraw - Hill publishing company, New York, 1983.   FMRT 1104 : Fresh Water Ecology Sessional & Field Work  1.5 Credit hours   Course Contents : Study of the various species of different fresh water environment. Collection, identification & preservation of different biotic & abiotic communities in fresh water environment. Study of the communities in the various zone of fresh water habitals. Preparation of different types of zonation model in different aquatic environment. Study of reverine life. Comparative study of water quality from pond, lake, stream & river. Measurement of primary productivity in different fresh water environment.   FMRT 1105 : Aquatic Resources 3 Credit hours   Course Contents :

Section – A

Definition, types of natural resources. Freshwater, brackish  and marine water area of Bangladesh. Institutional and organizational set up, partnering to aquatic resource in Bangladesh. Biotic resources : Exploration and exploitation of biotic resources of freshwater, marine and brackish waters of Bangladesh.

Section - B

Abiotic resources : Nonrenewable resources : - Petroleum and natural gas; Minerals. Renewable resources : - Energy from tide; Energy from wave and Geothermal energy. Energy from salinity gradient. Aquarium fishes : Commercial aquarium fishes, its problems and importance and scope for development. Recreational uses of coastal aquatic resources.   Recommended references: Firth, F. F. - The encyclopedia of marine resources- Van nastrand Reinhoid company, 1969 Flawn, P.T. - Mineral resources- New York, John wiley and sons, 1966 Otto Eckstein - Water resource development Walford, L. A. - Living resources of the sea - The Ronald press Company, New York, 1989.   FMRT 1106 : Aquatic Resources Sessional & Field Work 1.5 Credit hours   Course Contents : Survey and orientation tours to different commercial aquafarms, processing factories, organizations, institutions etc. Collection, preservation and identification of freshwater, marine and brackish specimens.
  1. Fin Fish ;
  2. Shell fish and
  3. Marine algae.
  FMRT 1107 : Periphyton and Benthos 3 Credit hours   Course Contents :

Section - A

Definition, general division and importance of periphyton and benthos. Taxonomic classification, morphology and physiology of aquatic micro and macro benthic organisms and periphyton. Production periphyton and banthic organisms. Factors affecting the production of benthos and periphyton in natural environment. Distribution and seasonal abundance of benthos and periphyton.  

Section - B

Aquatic individuals and communities : Community organization in fresh water and marine environment, feeding reproduction, life histories and dispersal. Benthic environment and communities: Habitat types: Freshwater - running and closed, brackishwater estaries, coastal mangrove and coral reef and marine habitats. Relationship between benthic and pelagic animals with special reference to fish communities from different habitats. Benthic fauna and flora. Biomass and secondary production of benthic community. Benthic effects on the environment: Community metabolism, nutrient recycling and energy flow.   Recommended references: Walford, L.A - Living resources of the sea  - Living resources of the sea - The Ronald press Company, New York, 1989. A test book of zoology Vol. 1 & 2 - Parker - Low Price Publications, Delhi - 110052. Fundamentals of ecology - Odum - Philadelphia, Sunders college publishing house, New Delhi Streams and rivers : one way flow system. - M.G. Winterbourn. Limnology - Wetzel. - R.G Sunders college publishing, London, 1983. Limnology. C.R. Goldman. Estuarine Ecology. J.W. Day, C.A.S. Hall, W. M. Kemp, A. Y. Arancibia. FMRT  1108 : Periphyton and Benthos Sessional & Field Work 1.5 Credit hours   Course Contents : Collection, preservation and identification of aquatic micro and macro benthos and periphyton. Measurement of biomass, seasonal abundance and distribution of micro- and macro benthos and periphyton from different aquatic habitats. Induced production of periphyton and micro and macrobenthos.   CSE  1150 : Word Processing and Spread Sheet Analysis Lab. 1.0 Credit hour   Course Contents : Detail practice of word processing and spread sheet analysis using contemporary packages.     FIRST YEAR SECOND TERM   FMRT 1201: Estuarine and Marine Ecology 3 Credit hours   Course Contents :

Section - A

Ecology and environment, development of ecology, scope and approach to the study of estuarine and marine ecology. Major ecological factors and interaction of multiple factors in marine ecosystem. Ecological dynamics : (a) Basic concept on the components of marine ecosystem, habitat and ecological niche, trophic level, food chain and food web, trophic structure and ecological pyramids. (b) Production, decomposition and transformation of organic matter. Marine habitats : (a) Abyssal, mid-depth pelagic, upper oceanic, inshore pelagic and sublittoral, (b) Sea bottom: Continental shelf, the intertidal zone-rocky, sandy and muddy shores, coral reefs - environmental factors responsible for reef formation, theories of reef formation, process of reef formation, types of reefs and coral reef communities.

Section - B

Marine communities : Plant, animal and microorganism communities of abyssal, pelagic, reretic, benthic, estuarine and marine communities.  Estuarine ecology: Definition, formation and components of estuarine environment. Classification of estuary on the basis of salinity ranges, speciation  and colonization in etuaries, estuarine communities and importance of estuaries. Zoo geographical region of the world : Geographical distribution of commercially important marine organisms. Recommended references: Chapman, V.J. - Coastal ecosystems Colinvaux - Ecology Day, J.W. et. al - Estuarine ecology - A wiley intersince publiscation. - John wiley and sons. New York, 1989. Leivinton, J.S. - Marine Ecology- John wiley and sons Inc. New York. 1966. Longhurst, A.R. - Analysis of marine ecosystems- Academic press, London, 1981. Mac Arthur, R.I. Geographical ecology: Patterns in the distribution of species Odum, E.P. Fundamental of ecology. Philadelphia, sunders college publishing house, New delhi.   FMRT 1202 : Estuarine and Marine Ecology Sessional & Field Work 1.5 Credit hours Course Contents : Preparation o field trip report on shore communities:
  • The stand line
  • The splash zone
  • Intertidal zone
(d) Sand dune.      Determination of following ecological factors from the field trip area : Air and water temperature; humidity; rainfall;  dissolved oxygen; B.O.D. and C.O.D, CO2; organic matter etc. Preparation of zonation model of estuarine and marine environment.   FMRT 1203 : Planktology 3 Credit hours   Course Contents :

Section - A

Definition, general division and importance of plankton. Taxonomix , morphology reproduction and physiology of phytoplankton.   Phytoplankton productivity indifferent aquatic habitats the sea and its measurement. Factors affecting primary productivity and seasonal succession of phytoplankton. Distribution : Latitudinal variations, local variations, vertical distribution and seasonal variation, and factors affecting distribution of phytoplankton. Phytoplankton blooms : Seasonal and non-seasonal bloom, causes of phytoplankton bloom, the problems of bloom and its control. Commerical culture of phytoplankton.  

Section - B

Taxonomy and morphology of zooplankton. Reproduction in zooplankton and culture techniques of some commercially important zooplankton. Phytoplankton and zooplankton relationship. Fish plankton relationship. Distribution, abundance and  biomass of zooplankton. Determination of zooplankton  productivity.   Recommended references : Drebes, G. - Marine phytoplankton Harris, G.P. - Phytoplankton Sommer, U. - Plankton ecology Raymont, J.E.C. - Plankton and productivity of the ocean- Pergamon press, OXFORD, New York, 1981. Boney, A.D - Phytoplankton - they camelot press Ltd, Suthhampton, Britain.   FMRT  1204 : Planktology Sessional & Field Work   1.5 Credit hours   Course Contents : Collection, preservation and identification of phyto and zooplankton. Estimation of plankton  population. Preparation of plankton culture media. Isolation of plankton for culture. Phyto and zooplankton culture. Preparation of permanent slide of plankton.       CHEM 1253 : Organic Chemistry 3 Credit hours   Course Contents :

Section - A

Chemical bonding : Ionic bond, covalent bond, polar bond, polar molecule, pi bond, sigma bond, hydrogen bond, hydrophobic interaction, intermolecular forces. Alkanes and alkylhalides : Occurrence, structure, nomenclature, synthesis and chemical properties, SN1 and SN2 reaction, elimination (E1 and E2) reactions. Alkenes and alkynes : Occurrence, structure, synthesis and physical and chemical properties including electrophilic addition and free radical reaction. Alcohols, ethers, epoxides: Occurrence, nomenclature, structure, synthesis, physical and chemical properties. Aldehydes and ketones: Nomenclature, synthesis, nucleophilic addition reaction, addition elimination reaction, oxidation reduction of carboxyl compounds, haloform reaction, aldol condensation and benzene condensation.  

Section - B

Aromaticity : Structure of benzenes, sources of aromatic hydrocarbons, nomenclature of benzene derivatives, electrophilic aromatic substitution. Carboxylic acids and their derivatives: Nomenclature, synthesis, properties and reaction, decarboxylilation reactions, dicarboxylic acids, esters. Nitro-compounds and aromatic amines: Occurrence, nomenclature, synthesis, properties, use, diazotisation and diazonium compounds. Phenols and amines: Occurrence, nomenclature, synthesis, properties and reactions.   Recommended references: Bahl, B.S. and Bahl A (1983) Advanced organic chemistry, 12th revised edition, S. Chand and Company Ltd., Ramnagar, New Delhi, India. Brown, T.L., Le May, Jr. H. E and Bursten B.E. (1977). Chemistry the Central Science, 5th edition, Prencite Hall, Englewood Cliffes. Chang Raymond (1981). Chemistry, 5th Edition, Mc Graw-Hall, Inc. Delgado, J. N. and Remors W. A. (1991). Wilson and Gisvold’s Textbook of Organic Medical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry; 9th edition,  J. B. Lippincott Company. Finar, I. L (1990). Organic chemistry, Vol.-I and II; 6th edition, English Language book society (EL/BS), Longman, Sydney. Morrison, R.T. and Boyd R.N. (1992). Organic chemistry, 6th edition, prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd. India. Streitwieser, J. A., Heathcock, 1 C.H. (1981), Introduction to Organic chemistry, second edition, Macmillan Publishing Co. New York. Tewari, K. S. Methrotra, S.N., Vishnoi, N.K. (1994), A Test Book of Organic Chemistry, Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.   CHEM  1254 : Organic Chemistry Sessional 1.5 Credit hours   Course Contents : The practical work will closely follow the theoretical lectures as far as practicable and shall include the following: Detection of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen,  sulphur and halogen in organic compound Identification of organic compounds containing different functional groups.                 FMRT 1205 : Principles of Aquaculture 3 Credit hours   Course Contents :

Section - A

Basis of aquaculture : Scope and definition, cultural and socio-economic basis, biological and technological basis, role in fishery management. History of aquaculture and its present status: Origin and growth of aquaculture, present state of aquaculture.  Aquaculture  techniques : Types of aquaculture (monoculture, polyculture integrated aquaculture, farming system etc.).        National planning of aquaculture: National priorities and aquaculture development, national resources, technology and human resources, legal and environmental factors and organization aquaculture development in Bangladesh. Selection of sites for aquaculture: General considerations, land-based farms, open-water farms, water quantity and quality and sources of pollution and user conflicts. Selection of species for culture: Biological characteristics of aquaculture species, economic and market considerations, impacts of  introduction of exotic species,  common aquaculture species. Design and construction of aquafarms: Inland and coastal pond farms, tank and raceway,  cage, pens and enclosures. Design and construction of hatcheries.

Section - B

Nutrition and feeds: Feeding habits and food utilization, energy metabolism, energy requirements and sources, live foods and artificial feeds. Reproduction and genetic selection: Reproductive cycles, control of reproduction, induced reproduction, preservation of gametes, use of sex steroids for sex reversal, genetic selection and hybridization of aquaclutre organisms. Marketing of aquaculture products: Outlets for aquaculture products, organization of marketing, market strategies for industrial aquacuture. Economics and financing of aquaculture: Economic viability, data requirements, analysis of data, financial and economic feasibility of investments, risk and insurance. Farm management: Concepts and economic principles of farm management, application of farm management principles in aquaculture.   Recommended references: T.V.R. Pillay  - Aquaculture : Principles and practices - Fishing New Books, London, 1993. Marine Shrimp Culture : Principles  and practices - Arlow Fast and L.J. Lester- Elsevier amsterdam, London, New York, 1992. Aquaculture  practices in Taiwan. - T.P. Chen, 1976- Fisheing New Books London, 1990 Commercial Fish Farming - B. Hepher and Y. Pruginin, 1981. FMRT  1206 : Principles of Aquaculture Sessional & Field Work 1.5 Credit hours   Course Contents : Site observation and feasibility study for aquaculture. Designing for different types of farms and hatcheries. Economical estimation in selecting  suitable species for culture Estimation of economics in aquaculture. Preparation of checklist and photographic album of cultivable species.   HSS 1255 : Sociology 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents :

Section - A

Field and methods of sociology : The field of sociology, the methods of sociological research, the role of the sociologist, the study of sociology, the development of culture, culture as a system of norms, the structure of culture, some function of culture, real and ideal culture, socialization, culture and personality, culture and human adjustment.  

Section - B

Social Institution : The development of institution, institutional structure, institutional function, the interrelations of institution, structure  of family, function of the family. Definition of social class: Significance of social classes, social mobility, the price of social mobility, class and caste, social mobility and deferred gratification, individual costs of social mobility.   Recommended References:   SOIL 1251 : Soil Science 3 Credit hours   Course Contents :

Section - A

Definition of soil, composition of soil, soil formation, soil type of Bangladesh, soil forming processes, factors of soil formation, soil profile. Physical properties of soil : Soil texture, naming soil texture, soil structures, types of soil structure, importance of soil structure. Aggregate stability, soil porosity, measuring soil porosity. Soil organic matters: Organic material in the soil, humus, characteristics of humus, function of humus, importance of organic matter.

Section - B

Soil chemistry : Soil pH, raising soil pH, acidifying soil, types of acidifying soil, causes of acid formation in the soil, treatment of acidifying soil. Alkaline soil: Type of alkaline soil, problem with alkaline soil, causes of alkalinity in the soil, treatment of alkaline soil. Application of lime in the soil chemistry. Soil water : Types of soil water, water movement in the soil, factors affecting the available water holding capacity of soil. Soil water interactions: Types of soil water interaction, causes of soil water interactions, importance of soil water interactions. Soil microbiology : Microbial community in soil, role of soil microbes in primary production. Recommended references: Thomson - Soil and soil fertility Biswas, T.D. and S. K. Mukherjee. 1987. Text book of  Soil Science. Tata Mc Graw- Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi. 314 p. Brady, N.C. 1988. The Nature and Properties of Soils. 10th ed. Prentice Hall of India (P) Ltd. new Delhi. 621 p. FAO. 1971. Bangladesh : Soil Resource. AGL : SF/PAK 6. Technical. Report No. 3. 221 p. Fitzpatrick, E.A. 1974. An Introduction Soil Science. Oliver & Boyd. Edinburgh. 176 p.   SOIL 1252 : Soil Science Sessional & Field Work 1.5 Credit hours Course Contents : Field work :           (a)           Methods of soil sampling;                                 (b)           Collection, preparation and  preservation of soil samples;                                 (c)           Study of soil profile in the field.        Measurement of moisture content in soil. Determination of soil organic mater, and organic carbon. Determination of soil  pH. Determination of soil electrical conductivity(EC). Mechanical analysis of soil particles.     SECOND YEAR FIRST TERM   FMRT 2101 : Ichthyology 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Introduction: General concept of ichthyology. Factors affecting life of fishes in aquatic environment.
  2. Survey of fishes with special reference to those available in Bangladesh.
  3. Gross external morphology of fishes: Body form, body covering appendages, openings, lateral line, eyes.
  4. Basic fish anatomy: Structure of gill, heart, gas bladder, kidney, brain, endocrine organs, reproductive organs.
  5. Adaptive radiation in fish.
 

Section - B

  1. Integumentry system: Function and section of fish skin, types of scale, derivatives of scale, usage of scale, derivatives of fish skin.
  2. Muscular features: Major kinds of muscles, skeletal musculature of trunk, head region & fin of fishes.
  3. Skeletal features: Exo-skeleton, endo-skeleton axial firm skeleton, appenedicular firm skeleton.
  4. Food & feeding: Food habit, feeding habit, feeding adaptation found in various groups of fishes, digestive system of fishes.
  FMRT 2102 : Ichthyology Sessional 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credit   Course Contents:
  1. Study of museum specimens.
  2. Fish dissection and study of different systems.
  3. Preparation and study of skeletal system of fish.
  4. Preparation and study of fish scales.
Recommended references: Lagler, K. F. 1950; Studies in freshwater fishery biology. (3rd rev. ed.). Michigan, J.W. Lagler, K. F. 1952: Freshwater fishery biology. IOWA Press Inc. U.S.A Lagler, K. F. J. e. Bardach, R.R. Miller and D.R.M. Pasino. 1977. Ichthyology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. Love. M.S. and G. M. Cailliet. (Ed.) 1979: Readings in Ichthyology, Prentice- Hall of India Private Ltd. New Delhi. Marshall, N.b. 1965: The life of fishes. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. Rahman, a.K.A., 1989: Freshwater fishes of Bangladesh, The Zoological Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka – 1000. Day, F. 1971: The Fishes of India. Today and Tomorrow Book Agency, New Delhi. Gunther, A. C. L.G. 1963: An introduction to the studies of fishes (Reprint edition). Today and tomorrows Books Agency. New Delhi. Islam, M.A. 1987. Macherparibesh Tathya. Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 147 pp. Islam, MA. 1987: Matsya Bidya Vol. I Bangla Academy, Dhaka 140 pp. Jhingran, V.G. 1988. Fish and Fisheries of India. Hindustan Publishing Corporation (India), Delhi.   FMRT 2103: Shell Fish Biology 3 hours per week - 3 Credits Course Contents: Section – A Penaeid and carridae shrimps: Taxonomy, identifying characters, morphology and distribution.
  1. Food and feeding habits.
  2. Reproductive system, breeding behaviour and gonadal development.
  3. Recruitment, growth and migration.
Section – B Lobster, crab, mussel, oyster, abalone and turtle:  Taxonomy, identifying characters, morphology and distribution.
  1. Food and feeding habits.
  2. Reproductive system, breeding behaviour and gonadal development.
  3. Recruitment, growth and migration.
  FMRT 2104 : Shell Fish Biology Sessional 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits Course Contents: Study of external features and appendages of penaeid and carridae shrimp.
  1. Study of digestive reproductive and nervous systems of penaeid and carridae shrimp.
  2. Sex determination of different groups of shellfish.
Recommended references: Jhingran, V.G. 1988. Fish and Fisheries of India. Hindustan Publishing Corporation (India), Delhi. Islam, M.A. 1987. Macherparibesh Tathya. Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 147 pp. Islam, MA. 1987: Matsya Bidya Vol. I Bangla Academy, Dhaka 140 pp. Lagler, K. F. 1952: Freshwater fishery biology. IOWA Press Inc. U.S.A Kurian, C.V. & Sebastin, V.O. Prawn & Prawn Fisheries of India. Elvira A. Baluyut. Aquaculture Systems & Practices. Bullang  Panaeid Shrimp : Their biology & management.
  1. P. Biswas. A test book of fish, fisheries & technology (2nd edition).
  2. Venkataramanujam. Manual of Fin fish Biology.
FMRT 2105 : Crafts and Gear Technology 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Fishing ground detection: Aims and methods of fishing ground detection.
  2. Indirect method: Physical, chemical and biological methods.
  3. Direct method; Echosounder, fish finder, fish sonar, lowlight television, lasser ray application, satellite investigation and others.
  4. Fishing grounds in the Bay of Bengal: Present exploitation rate and standing stock of the Bay of Bengal.

Section - B

  1. Fishing crafts: Definition, classification, design, construction and operation.
  2. Fishing gears: Definition, classification, design, construction, operation, preservation and maintenance.
  3. Fishing methods: Light, traps, pumps, electro-fishing, wounding gear.
  FMRT 2106 : Crafts and Gear Technology Sessional and Field Work 3 hours per week – 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Practical demonstration on handling and operation of fishing crafts and gears used in the coastal waters, estuary and the Bay of Bengal.
  2. Study of the method of the detecting fishing ground.
  3. Identification of different types of fishing equipment and gear.
  Recommended references: Burgess, C.R. – Hand book of fisheries technology, vol. 1 – 4. Cushing, D. – The detection of fish catching method of the world.
  1. Stensbli – Industrial Fisheries Technology.

FMRT 2107 : Freshwater Aquaculture

3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Introduction: Prospects and problems of freshwater aquaculture in Bangladesh.
  2. Types of freshwater aquaculture.
  3. Pre-stocking management for carps, catfishes and galda.
  4. Stocking management for carps, catfishes and galda.
  5. Post-stocking management for carp, catfishes and galda.
  6. Role of continuous stocking and harvesting.
 

Section - B

  1. Brood fish management techniques in carps, catfishes and galda.
  2. Hatchery management techniques; selection of brood fish, selection and administration of hormones, water management.
  3. Breeding techniques.
  4. Incubation techniques.
  5. Larval rearing and feeding management.
  6. Nursery rearing techniques.
FMRT 2108 : Freshwater Aquaculture Sessional and Field Work 3 hours per week – 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Determination of effective area of pond.
  2. Estimation of volume of waterbody.
  3. Determination of quantity of lime, fertilizer and biocides.
  4. Water and bottom mud quality monitoring.
  5. Visit to fish hatchery and study of its operation techniques.
  Recommended references: Pillay T.V.R.,1990. Aquaculture: Principles and practices - Fishing New Books, London. Fast  A. and L.J. Lester. 1992. Marine Shrimp Culture: Principles  and practices - Elsevier amsterdam, London, New York, Chen T.P., 1976. Aquaculture  practices in Taiwan.   Fishing New Books London. Hepher  B. and Y. Pruginin, 1981.Commercial Fish Farming.   FMRT 2109 : Fishery Systematics 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Fishery systematics: General principles and history, its importance and scope; its relations with other branches of biology.
  2. Fish taxonomy: Taxonomic characters in fishes, criteria for taxonomic categories as applied in ichthyology.
  3. Survey of major groups of fishes, crustaceans and mollusks with special reference to those of Bangladesh.
  4. Methods and techniques of classification and external morphology of fishes with special reference to commercially important groups.
 

Section - B

  1. Classification and external morphology of commercially important crustaceans and mollusks.
  2. Species concept, speciation in fishes.
  3. Zoological nomenclature, synonyms, law of priority, the type method.
  FMRT  2110 : Fishery Systematics Sessional and Field Work  3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Collection and identification of commercially important freshwater and marine fishes of Bangladesh. Study of their morphology and classification.
  2. Identification of preserved specimens of fishes.
  3. Collection and identification of crustaceans and mollusks of commercially important groups.
   Recommendation references: Mayr, E. 1969: Principles of Systematic Zoology. McGraw Hill Book Co. New York. Jhingran, V.G. 1988: Fish and Fisheries of India. Hindustan Publishing Corporation (India), Delhi. Lagler, K.F., J. e. Bardach, R.R. Miller and D. R. M. Passino, 1977: Ichthyology, John Wiley & Sons, New York. Day, F. 1971: The Fishes of India, Today and Tomorrows Book Agency, New Delhi. Mayr, E. 1966: Animal Species and Evolution. Misra, K.S. 1962: An Aid to the Identification of the Common Commercial Fishes of India and Pakistan. In: Rec. Indian Mus., Vol. 57: 1 – 320. Rahman, A.K.A. 1989: Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh. The Zoological Society of Bangladesh Dhaka-1000. Shafi, M. and Kuddus, M.M.A. 1982: Bangladesher Matsys Smpad (Bangla), Bangla Academy, Dhaka.   CSE 2150 : Data Base and Statistical Analysis Lab. 3 hours per week – 0.75 Credits   Course Contents: Detail practice of data base and statistical packages using contemporary package.                   SECOND YEAR SECOND TERM   FMRT 2201 : Physical Oceanography 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Brief history of oceanography.
  2. Physical properties of sea water: Solvent properties of ocean water, temperature, density, surface tension, sound, light and colour, salinity of ocean water and residence time.
  3. Oceanic circulation: Surface currents, thermohaline circulation, local circulation, current measuring devices and techniques, water mass, major currents of the Antarctic, the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Indian ocean.
 

Section - B

  1. Waves: Wave characteristics, surface waves, wave-generated currents, large and catastrophic surface waves, internal waves, tsunami.
  2. Tides: Tide generating forces, equilibrium theory of tides, dynamical theory of tides, observation and prediction of tides, tidal power, tidal bore.
  3. Air-sea interaction: Solar energy; heat budget of the world ocean, ocean and weathers, renewable sources of energy.
FMRT 2202 : Physical Oceanography Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Study of rules of contour lines.
  2. Study of determining position on the earth’s surface.
  3. Construction of a bethymetric
  4. Procedure of identification of bethymetric elements.
  5. Calibration of reversible thermometer.
  6. Measurement of current, wave, tide, transparency, turbidity, density, TS and TDS
  7. Representation of tidal fluctuation by graphical methods.
Recommended references: Arx, W.Von - An introduction to physical oceanography Davis, A.R. - Principles of oceanography Defant, A. - Physical oceanography, Vol. I – II Dera, J. - Marine physics. Gordon & Breach - Studies in physical oceanography Turekian, Karl K – Oceans   FMRT 2203 : Fish Physiology 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. General concept of fish physiology.
  2. Growth in fish: Definition and measurement of growth, factors affecting growth in fish.
  3. Digestion: Absorption and assimilation.
  4. Blood: Tissue fluids and blood passing organs, body temperature.
  5. Osmoregulation: freshwater, marine and diadromous fish, endocrine control of osmoregulation.
 

Section - B

  1. Gas exchange: Structure and function of gills, circulation, oxygen transport.
  2. Swimming and locomotion: Forces affecting movement in fish, body shape in fish.
  3. Sensory organs: Visual, chemosensory, acoustics, lateral system.
  4. Reproduction: Oviparity, ovoviparity, viviparity, parental care.
  5. Role of hormones in fish physiology.
FMRT  2204 : Fish Physiology Sessional 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits Course Contents:
  1. Examination of fine structure of fish gills.
  2. Examination of fish blood cells.
  3. Measurement of fish fin aspect ratio and total fin area, calculation of Reynold’s number.
  4. Action of major hormones.
  5. Determination of oxygen consumption rate of fishes.
Recommended references: Lagler, K. F. 1950; Studies in freshwater fishery biology. (3rd rev. ed.). Michigan, J.W. Lagler, K. F. 1952: Freshwater fishery biology. IOWA Press Inc. U.S.A Lagler, K. F. J. e. Bardach, R.R. Miller and D.R.M. Pasino. 1977. Ichthyology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. Smith L. S.,19990. Introduction to Fish Physiology. Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi. Kyle. H. M., 1995. The Biology of Fishes. Rishabh Publishers & Distributors x/3118 Gali No. 4N Raghubarpura No.2, Gandhi Nagar, Delhi – 110031. Nielsen K. S., 1990. Animal Physicology (Fourth edition), Press syndicate of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1RP, UK.   FMRT 2205 : Coastal Aquaculture 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Definition, history, objectives and scope of coastal aquaculture; present status of coastal aquaculture.
  2. Different types of coastal aquaculture systems: level of culture, monoculture, poly culture, integrated culture,
  3. Goals of water quality maintenance in relation to productivity.
  4. Farm management techniques: Pond preparation, liming, fertilization water quality monitoring, stocking, feeding, aeration etc.
 

Section - B

  1. Hatchery and nursery management: Aims, objectives and scopes ; importance of hatchery and nursery management.
  2. Facilities in the hatchery: Different types of tank.
  3. Preparation of brood stock; larval and post -larval rearing in the hatchery.
  4. Nursery pond management: Liming, fertilization stocking, water quality management, harvest and transport.
FMRT 2206 : Coastal Aquaculture Sessional and Field Work 3 hours per week – 1.5 Credits   Course Contents: Survey of different coastal aquaculture techniques; on farm demonstration coastal aqua-farm management practices.
  1. Identification of different stages of gonadal development of shrimp; induced maturation practice.
  2. Estimation and preparation of artificial diets and life food for shrimp and fish larvae.
  Recommended references: Harris, C.C. – Fish farming. Michael, B. – Freshwater prawn farming; a manual for the culture of M. resenbergii Pillay T.V.R. 1990. Aquaculture Principles and Practices. Blackwell Science Ltd. Oxford OX2 OEL. culture Research Needs for 2000 A.D.  Proc. International Symp. on Aquaculture Research Needs for 2000 A.D.  Published  by Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi.   FMRT 2207 : Fish Biochemistry 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. History and scope of biochemistry.
  2. Scope of fish chemistry and its relation to biochemistry.
  3. Composition of fish: importance of proximate composition, components of fish-water, protein, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamines and minerals.
  4. Carbohydrates: Definition, general properties, classification and metabolism of carbohydrates.
 

Section - B

  1. Proteins: definition, classification, properties, types of amino acids, nature, food value and function of fish protein, protein metabolism.
  2. Lipids: definition, properties, classification, essential fatty acids, oxidation of fish oil, lipid metabolism.
  3. Enzymes: Introduction, nature of fish enzymes and fat metabolism in fish and shell fish, lysosomal enzymes, gut enzymes of fish and their role in spoilage.
FMRT  2208 : Fish Biochemistry Sessional 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Qualitative analysis of certain protein preparation.
  2. Quantitative determination of Protein, lipid and carbohydrate from fish/shell fish muscles.
  3. Determination of glucose concentration in fish/shell fish blood.
  Recommended references: Blackstock J. C. - Principle of biochemistry Kuchel S. - Outline of biochemistry Lehninger A L - Principles of biochemistry Meyer - Food chemistry   URP 2205 : GIS and Remote Sensing 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section - A
  1. Introduction: Definition, purpose (organization, visualization, spatial query, combination, analysis and prediction) and nature of GIS, basic GIS concepts, component of a geographic based information systems.
  2. Data input to a spatial information system: Types of data centry system, criteria for choosing types of input, digitizer, problems with digitizing maps, error shooting.
  3. Geographical data types and methods of representation: Spatial databases (Databases concepts, point, line, arc and continuous surface).
  4. GIS Data structures: Nature of geographical data, spatial data models, raster data models (simple raster array, hierarchical raster structures), vector data model (whole polygon structure, arc-node structure, relational structure), comparison, format conversion: data structure conversions, data medium conversion.
  5. Preprocessing: Data reduction and generalization, error detecting editing, merging, edge matching, rectification and registration, coordinate systems and geo-referencing (concepts, concept of map projection, classification of map projection, selection of a suitable map projection).
  6. Manipulation, analysis and spatial modeling, reclassification and aggregation (attribute operations, spatial aggregation, connectivity operations, neighborhood operations, measurement, statistical analysis, and modeling), topological overlay.
Section - B
  1. Concepts and foundations of remote sensing: Introduction, energy sources and radiation principles, energy introduction with earth’s surface features, data collection and interpretation; characteristics of real remote sensing systems: The status of remote sensing, evolution of remote sensing technology.
  2. Aerial phytography: Cameras, films and filter in aerial photography: Planning, taking and handing of aerial photographs, determination of scale of aerial photographs.
  3. Photo mosaics: Controlled and uncontrolled mosaics, mapping from remote sensing data with emphasis on triangulation method.
  4. Photo interpretation: Principles, elements of image recognition, determination of area, height measurement and mangrove cover measurement, topographical studies and drainage assessment and fishing areas from aerial photography.
  5. Satellite imagery: Types of imagery, satellite technology and imagery production, digital and manual image analysis, multi concept of remote sensing and MSS data and GIS and satellite picture analysis (Nepth analysis).
  6. Radar imagery and other types of remote sensing products.
  URP 2206 : GIS and Remote Sensing Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Spatial Database Development: Digitizing, Editing, Topology Creation and study.
  2. Coordinate Transformation: Projection and Transformation.
  3. Joining several Spatial Database and Adding,, Attribute Files: Joining, adjacent maps, adding attributes and database files, working with tables and query.
  4. Map Algebra and overlay analysis: Buffer, intersect, identity , dissolve, clip etc.
  5. Map presentation and query: Presenting maps with scale, direction and composition.
  Recommended references: Cracknel, A.P. - Remote sensing application in marine science and technology Curtis - Introduction to environmental remote sensing Tervett - Imaging radar for resource survey THIRD YEAR FIRST TERM   FMRT 3101 : Fisheries Microbiology 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Introduction to fisheries microbiology: Important genera and groups in fisheries microbiology.
  2. Nature and function of beneficial and harmful bacteria of fish and fishery products.
  3. Fish spoilage: Stages of spoilage, causes of spoilage, control manner of fish spoilage, change in fishery products. Pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria. Toxin produced during food poisoning and out break; sources of pathogenic bacteria for food contamination and prevention method.
 

Section - B

  1. Control of microorganisms: General principle of microbial control, heat treatment, cold treatment, dehydration, radiation, filtration. Factors important in the control of microorganisms. Practical uses of sterilization, disaffection and bacteriastasis. Commonly used chemical disinfectants and other anti-microbial agents in food science.
  2. Inspection of fish and fishery products: Methodology, facilities, freshness test of fish, microbial specification and standards for different fisheries products.
  3. Hygiene and sanitation: Fishing vessel, factory, building, equipment, staff.
  Recommended references: Frobisher, M. - Fundamentals of microbiology Rheinheimer, G - Aquatic microbiology Wood, E.J.F. Microbiology of oceans and estuaries   FMRT 3102 : Fisheries Microbiology  Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Collection, storage and preservation of samples.
  2. Estimation of total viable bacterial cells by SPC techniques.
  3. Detection and estimation of pathogenic bacteria in processed sea food by MPN method.
  4. Method of gram, acid fast and capsules staining.
FMRT 3103 : Fish Population Dynamics 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Introduction: Definition of stock and population. Techniques used to identify fish stocks.
  2. Population structure and Age structure: Population structure in terms of sex, age, size.  Uses of age data, age group rotation, methods of determination, length-frequency analysis, growth checks, tagging.
  3. Abundance: Uses of abundance data, estimating abundance, relative and absolute abundance.
  4. Growth: Types of growth, body growth and its estimation, Growth curve, length-weight relationship., Von-Bertalanffy’s growth equation, Condition factor and its estimation.
 

Section – B

  1. Recruitment and mortality: Definition, types of recruitment, estimation of recruitment, variation in recruitment. Mortality, total mortality, natural mortality, fishing mortality, Estimation of mortality.
  2. Fish marking and tagging: Definition, types of marking and tagging, techniques of marking and tagging, use of tagging, advantage and disadvantage.
  3. Regulation of fish populations: Stock-recruitment relationship, Beverton and Halt curve, Ricker curve.
  4. Fishery models: Surplus yield model, dynamic pool model, MSY, MAY, BOSY.
  5. Over fishing: Growth over sihing, recruitment over fishing.
  6. Fishery management regulations: TAC, closed season, mesh size, gear restrictions, licensing.
  Recommended references: Gulland, J.A., 1991. Fish population dynamics . 2nd edition, A wiley Interscience Publication.  Rounsefell, G.A. and Everhart, W.H., 1953.    Fishery science. International Books and Periodicals Supply Service, Goyal Printers, Delhi. Parker, N.C. 1990. Fish Marking Techniques- American Fisheries Society. George E. Nikolski - Theory of fish population dynamics Gulland, J.A. - Management of marine fisheries Harry W. Everhart - Principles of fishery science FMRT 3104 : Fish Population Dynamics Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Estimation of length-weight relationship.
  2. Estimation of population parameters using length-frequency data.
  3. Estimation of fish abundance using cpua data, egg survey data, mark -recapture data.
  4. Estimation of MSY using surplus yield and dynamic pool fishery models.
  FMRT 3105 : Principles of Statistics 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Definition, scope and importance of statistics in marine biology.
  2. Statistical data: Sources, collection, processing and presentation, tabulation, frequency distribution, graphical representation.
  3. Measures of location: Central tendency and dispersion. Standard deviation, Co-efficient of variation. Measure of moments, Skewness and Kurtosis.
  4. Probability: Normal, bionomial and poisson distribution, probability theory, addition and multiplication rules.
  5. Bias, precision and accuracy.

Section - B

  1. Regression and Correlation: Simple correlation analysis, linear regression analysis, useful theorm in regression and correlation, relationship between co-efficient of correlation and regression co-efficients, residual error, standard error of regression co-efficient.
  2. Sampling: Simple random sampling, stratified random sampling, systematic sampling, its uses and standard error estimates, sampling and non sampling errors.
  3. Experimental design: Definition of experiment, sample size, completely randomized and randomized block designs, latiin square design and splitplot design.
  4. Basic ideas of significance test: ‘t’ test; Chisquare (X) test; F – test and their uses.
  Recommended references: Ali, M.A. Theory of Statistics. Bailey, N.T.J. Statistical methods of biology. Federer, W.P. Experimental design. Cotheri, C.R. Research Methodology. FMRT 3106 : Principles of Statistics Sessional 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Condensation of data and construction of a frequency table. Construction of histogram and frequency polygon. Calculation of mean, median and mode. Calculation of standard deviation, quartile deviation and coefficient of variation.
  2. Fitting of bionomial, poisson and normal curves to observed frequency data. Concept and use of standardized normal variable. Test of hypothesis regarding mean of a normal population when a sample is drawn from a normal population with known variance. Calculation and use of students ‘t’, fishers t and paired t. Chisquare for testing goodness of fit.
  FMRT 3107: Aquatic Pollution 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Definition, types of pollution, effects of pollution on aquatic organisms, pathways of pollution to man.
  2. Nature, types and sources of pollutants both in the inland and marine environment.
  3. Pesticides and organic chemicals: Pollution problems associated with pesticides, bioaccumulation and biomagnification, degradation, occurrence and distribution of organic chemicals and their effects on living organisms.

 

Section - B

  1. Pollution due to heavy metals and their compounds: Types, sources and bio-accumulation of metals in the aquatic environment, biological effects of metals, assessment of the present state of knowledge about metal contamination of rivers and oceans and management of metal pollution.
  2. Oil pollution: Sources of oil pollution, oil inputs to the aquatic environment and their characteristics, effluents from modern oil operation, Lessons from oil ships, methods used for overcoming shipping pollution, hydrocarbons in water and sediment, chemical aspects of oil pollution, effects of oil pollution on living organisms, oil pollution as a dynamic process, oil spills remedial action and the environment; hydrocarbons and human health, control and management of oil pollution.
  3. International convention for protecting aquatic environment.
Recommended references:  Ruivo, M 1972. Marine Pollution and Sea Life. Academic Press. Alabaster, JS 1986. Review of the state of water pollution affecting inland fisheries in South East Asia. FAO, UN. Tripathi, AK and Pandey, SN 1990. Water Pollution. SB Nangia. Asian Publishing House. Ali, SM 1992. Legal aspects of environmental pollution and its management. CBS Publishers and Distributors, India. Katyal, T and Satake, M 1989. Environmental pollution. Anmol Publication Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi. Satake, M and Mido, Y 1997. Environmental toxicology. Discovery publishing house. New Delhi. Chitkara, MC 1998. Encyclopedia of ecology, environment and pollution. SB. Nangia, New Delhi. Haslam, SM 1991. River pollution and ecological perspective. Belhaven Press, London Mohan, I 1989. Environmental pollution and Management. SB Nangia, New Delhi. Chhatwai, GR and Satake M 1989. Environmental water pollution and its control. Anmol Publication Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi.   FMRT 3108 : Aquatic Pollution Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Determination of concentration levels of different pesticides and organic chemicals containing effluents.
  2. Determination of some heavy metal concentration in Marine and estuarine waters, sediments and organisms - Fe, Cu, Zn, Cd, Pb. Hg, Ni, Co, Mo, etc.
  3. Identification and quantification of hydrocarbons from marine water, sediments and organisms.
  FMRT 3109 :: Fish Nutrition & Feed Formulation 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents: Section-A
  1. Introduction to fish nutrition, terminologies in fish nutrition.
  2. Basic nutritional requirements of culturable fish and shell fish: various nutrients, source of nutrients, selection and use of different feed stuff, available raw materials of fish feed preparation and its prospect in of Bangladesh.
  3. Utilization of feed, factors affecting feed utilization.
  4. Artificial feed - its importance and advantage of use in aquaculture.
Section - B
  1. Formulation of feed based on the nutritional requirement of various culturable fish species by the use of square method, spread sheet and linear programming.
  2. Principles and practices of fish feed formulation manufacturing, testing, storage and transportation.
  3. Nutritional value of some commercial fish feed, evaluation of fish feed quality and quantity, determination of food conversion ratio, nutritional energetic.
Recommended references: Balfour, H 1988. Nutrition of Pond Fish. Cambridge University Press. Sena S; De, S. and Treoor, AA 1995. Fish nutrition. Chapman and Hall, 2-6 Baundary Row, London SE1, 8HN. Arthur, CE 1975. Feeds and Feeding. Reston Publishing Company Inc. John, R and Halver  1972. Fish nutrition. American Press, New York. San Francisco, London Manual on Food and Nutrition Policy. FAO, UN. Rome. 1969.     FMRT 3110 : Fish Nutrition and Feed Formulation Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course contents:
  1. Determination of proximate composition of feed.
  2. Preparation of formulated food.
  3. Determination of food conversion ratio from fish feed.
  4. Determination of digestibility coefficient.
  5. Systems of expressing the protein value of feed and method of their estimation.
    THIRD YEAR SECOND TERM   FMRT 3201 : Biostatistics 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section -A
  1. Calculation : Processing and presentation of data.
  2. Basic theories for
                measurement of central tendency & dispassion,                 analysis of correlation & regression,                                normal binomial & poisson distribution. 
  1. Paramitric or standard tests of hypothesis
  2. Some common & particular experimental designs:
                un-replicated randomized blocks design                 tukey’s test for non additivity,                 latin squars,                 Asymmetrical controls : one factor , fixed factorial design.  
Section - B
  1. Test of significance : T test
  2. Chi-square test.
  3. Analysis of variance (ANOVA).
  4. Non paramatric & distribution free test.
  Recommended references: Kothari  C.R. Research Methodology (Methods & Technology). Mian  M.A. & M.a. Miayan An Introduction to Statistics. - Norman T.J. Bailey . Statistical Methods in Biology. Visweswara Rao  K.  Bio statistics. Dawkins H.C. Statforms. Bishop  O.N. Statistics for Biology.   FMRT 3202 : Biostatistics Sessional 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Calculation of standard error, confidence limits and sampling error.
  2. Calculation of t-test and Chi-square test.
  3. Calculation of analysis of variance (ANOVA).
  4. Calculation of Regression and correlation.
FMRT 3203 : Post Harvest Technology-I 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section -A
  1. Raw materials and operational procedure of freezing, drying, smoking, salting, 
  2. Introduction to the post harvest technology.
  3. Postmortem changes in fish/shrimp body: Hypermia : Rigor mortis, autolysis, Cause of such changes and their physiology, role of autolytic reaction to deteriorate the quality of fish/shrimp.
 
Section - B
  1. Methods of preservation and processing: Purpose, methods and principles of cold treatment: Icing, chilling and freezing, field of application and operational procedure, heat treatment: Canning, principle and field of application; processing of fish by removal of moisture: Smoking, ;drying, salting and pickling.
  2. Fish By products:
Meaning economic importance of fishery by products, important fishery by products, fish meal, fish oil, fish silage, fish glue, fish finger, fish ball, fish bergar, fish roll, is in glass, shark fins, fish protein concentration (FPC et., their raw materials, manufacturing procedure, properties, storage and utilization.
  1. Principles of icing and chilling of finfish and shellfish.
  Recommended references: Borgstom, G. - Fish as food - Vol. I & II Burgess, C.R. - Hand book of fishery technology Vol. - 1 -4 Rudolf Kreuzer, - Fish inspection and quality control I.J. Clucas - Fish fondling, preservation and processing in the tropics : Part ( I and II) Blackwood, C.N. - Water supplies for fish processing plants Burgess, C.R. - Hand book of fishery technology Burt, J.R. - Fish smoking and drying Rudolf Kreuzer - Fish Inspection and quality control   FMRT 3204 : Post Harvest Technology-I Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:  
  1. Sorting and grading practice of shrimp.
  2. Techniques of fish chilling in Ice, RSW cold air.
  3. packing and transportation of live and freshly killed fish and shell fish.
  4. Working practice at different processing establishment.
  5. Techniques of smoking, canning, salting, drying of fish.
  6. Production of fish finger, fish bergar, fish ball, fish cake etc.
  7. Production of fish meal and oil.
  8. packaging of frozen, canned, smoked, dried fish and fish product etc.
  FMRT 3205 : Chemical Oceanography 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section -A
  1. Origin of the hydrosphere.
  2. Chemical equilibrium in sea waters : The composition of sea water, dissociation of weak acids, pH of sea water, solubilities of minerals, activity coefficients, control of oceanic composition, elements in sea water, major and minor constituents, Eh and salinity of sea water.
  3. Precipitates and evaporates in the sea.
  4. Redox reactions and solution complexes of estuarine and in marine systems.
  5. Mixing processes in the marine environment.
 
Section - B
  1. Trace metals : Distribution and activity in sea water.
  2. Energy flow in a marine ecosystem.
  3. Nutrient cycles: Silicon, phosphorus, nitrogen and carbon cycles.
  4. Organic productivity, chemical factors influencing organic productivity.
  Recommended references: Anikouchine, William A. and Richard W. Sternberg, 1973. The World Ocean: An Introduction to Oceanography. Prentice-Hall, Inc.338pp. Baker, B. B. and W. R. Deebel and R. D. Geisenderfer (eds). Glossary of Oceanographic Terms (2nd. Ed.), U.S. Navy Oceanographic Office, 1966, 204pp. Bishop, Joseph. Applied Oceanography. Wiley, 1984, 252pp. Brink, Kenneth H. and Allen R. Robinson. The Sea, Vol. 10. The Global Coastal Ocean: Processes and Methods, John Wiley & Sons, 1998, 600pp.  Riley, J. P. and R. Chester (Eds.). Introduction to Marine Chemistry. Academic Press, 1971. Editor = "Schlesinger, M. E. (Eds.). Climate-Ocean Interaction, Kluwer Academic Publ., 1990. Sverdrup, H.U. and Martin W. Johnson and Richard H. Fleming. The Oceans: Their Physics, Chemistry, and General Biology, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1954. An Introduction to the World's Oceans, 6th ed (2000), McGraw Hill, 528 pp. Alan J. Southward & John H. Blaxter (Eds.), Advances in Marine Biology, Academic Press, Incorporated, 1989, 274 pages.   FMRT 3206 : Chemical Oceanography Sessional & Field Work  3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Determination of sea water properties: Dissolved gases, salinity, pH, alkanity, acidity, metals etc.
  2. Calculation of nutrients in sea water.
  3. Measurement of organic productivity.
  FMRT 3207 : Fish Parasitology 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section -A
  1. Introduction: General concept of parasite & parasitism.
  2. Symbiosis and its relationship to parasitism.
  3. Types of host parasite relationship: Facultative parasitism and pscudoparasitism, spatial relationship between parasites and their hosts. temporary parasitism and permanent parasitism.
  4. The orgin of parasitism: Ectoparasitism, endoparasitism and haemoparasitism.
  5. MOrphological adaptations of parasite and their mode of life: Shape, size, colour and structure of parasites.
  6. Reproduction, life span and development cycles of some representative fish parasites.
 
Section - B
  1. Host reaction to parasite: cell and tissue ractions, humoral reactions and immunity.
  2. Host specificity and the problem of species in parasitism: Host specificity, species in parasites, special features in the evolution of parasitic species.
  3. The parasite fauna and the age of its host and seasonal changes from year to year.
  4. The parasite fauna, the food and mode of life of the host and hibernation of the host.
Recommended references:
  1. Chander, P. Clark & M> A. Read Introduction to parasitology.
G.D. Schmidt & L.S. Roberts. Fundamentals of parasitology. T.C. Cheng General Parasitology. T.C. Cheng. The biology of animal parasitology. V.A. Dogiel General prasitology.     FMRT 3208 : Fish Parasitology Sessional  3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Study of the symptions of infestntion by the parasites.
  2. Collection, pereservation and identification of ecto and endo parasits of fishes and shell fishes.
  3. Prevention and count measures for perasitic discases.
    FMRT 3209 : Marine Botany 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section -A
 
  1. Definition, classification of marine hydrophytes.
  2. Brief species description of cyanophyta; chlorophyta; chrysophyta phaeophyta and rhodophyta.
  3. Marine sea weeds: Structure, development and reproduction of commercial species.
  4. Ecology and geographic distribution of marine hydrophytes.
 
Section - B
  1. Utilization of marine algae.
  2. Marine algae communities of Bangladesh with special reference to St. Martin’s Island and the Sundarbans.
  3. Cultural techniques of commercially important marine hydrophytes.
  Recommended references: Dawes, CJ 1981. Marine Botany  Johu Wiley and Sons. New York Luning K 1970.  Seaweeds (2nd ed.) London Mathuen and Limited. Sundarbanalignram, VS 1990.  Marine algae. Mahendra Pal Shing. Boolootion, RA and Thomas, J 1967. Marine Biology. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York. Toronto. London. Russel, SFS and Yonge, SM 1973. Advances in Marine Biology. vol.II. Academic press. London and New York. Eriedrich, H 1973. Marine biology. Sidgasick and Jackson. London. Dawes, JC 1974. Marine Algae. University of Miami Press, Corul Gubles, Florida. Otto, K 1983. Marine Ecology. vol. v. John Wiley and Sons. Chichester, New York. Brisbane, Toronto. Singapore. Raimont, JEG. 1963. Plankton and Productivity in the oceans. Pergamon press, Oxford. Trono, Jr GC and Fortes, ETG 1980. An illustrated sea weeds flora. Bautista press co.   FMRT 3210 : Marine Botany Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course contents:
  1. Collection, preservation and identification of marine hydrophytes.
  2. Procedure of preservation, preparation and mounting of different parts of marine hydrophytes.
  3. Biochemical analysis of marine hydrophytes.
  CSE 3250 : Computer Programming Lab. 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Design and development of computer programme using BASIC Language. Data analysis using BASIC programmes related to Discipline
    FOURTH YEAR FIRST TERM   FMRT 4101: Post Harvest Technology-II 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents   Section A  
  1. Freezing of fish: Working principles, design, hygine and sanitation, freezing of shrimp or fish in factory, fish grading, types of product, black coloration of shrimp, freezing of shrimp/fish in the trawlers, important importing countries and docks, freezing of white fish (IQF, block freezing), species used for freezing, export performance related to fish/shrimp, present status of frozsen fish/shrimp industries in Bangladesh.
 
  1. Drying and salting: Types of species, different drying procedures, storage of dired and salted product, infestation and controlled in dried fish and their preservation. Present status of dried fish in Bangladesh.
        Section B    
  1. Fishery by products: Introduction, economic importance of fishery by-products, types of fishery by-products, fishery by-products: fish meal, fish oil, fish spoilage, fish glue, chitin and chytosan, prawn wafers, soup powder from trash fish, fish cake, fish maws, fish protein concentrate.
  2. Packaging: introduction, important requirements for fsh boxes and containers, factors affecting the choice of packiageing materials, types of packaging materials, traditional packaging, packaging mkaterials for different products, vacuum packaging, modified atmospheric packaging
  3. Marketing: Definition and types. Fish marketing. Infrastructure market hygiene and  sanitation,present status of fish marketing in Bangladesh with particular reference to Khulna region
Recommended references: A Maddison, K. Machell and L. Adams. 1993. Fish Processing. UNIFEM. UK. Blackwood. C.N. 1990. Water supplies for fish Processing plants. New Fishing Books. London, UK. I.J. Clucas and A. R. Ward.1996. Post-Harvest Fisheries Development. A Guide to Handing. Preservation, Processing and Quality, NRI. UK. I.J. Clucas.1989. Fish fondling, preservation and processing in the tropics.Torry Research Station, UK. M.D. Associates, 1996. How to HACCP.Midway Technology Ltd. England. Paul A. K. 1994. Bangladesher Raptanlyouga Mathshya Sampad. Tull-Mill Prakashani, Khulna.   FMRT 4102 : Post Harvest Technology-II Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits Course Contents:
  1. Visit to different Fish Processing industries in Khulna Region.
  2. Visit to major fish markets in Khulna.
  3. Visit to different Fish by-product industries.
  4. Survey on the status of workers in seafood industries in Khulna Region.
    FMRT 4103 : Fish Pathology and Immunology 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section-A
  1. Introduction: General indication of good and ill health, diagnosis of diseases, disease producing factors.
  2. Pathological changes in fishes due to bacterial, viral, fungal, protozoan and metazoan disease.
  3. Pathological changes in shell fishes due to disease caused by various.
  4. Defense mechanism in fish: Specific defense mechanism and non specific defense mechanism.
  5. Nutritional diseases of fish and shrimp.
 Section-B
  1. Introduction to immune system: Immunity, types of immunity immune response, cells and organs involved in immune response, factors affecting the immune response.
  2. Immunization: Methods of immunization technique immunodiffusion, heamagglutination and complement fixation test, direct and indirect immunoflouroscence, radio immune assay (RIA), enzyme linked immunosorbant assay (ELISA).
  3. Vaccination.
  Recommended Books: Shuzo, E. Infectious Disease of fish. Wilhem, S. Fish Diseases (Vol. 1 & 2) Woo P.T.K. & D.W. Bruno., 1999. Fish Disease and Disorders, Vol. 3 CABI publishing 10E 40th street Suite 3203. New York. Leatherland J.F. & P.T.K. Woo, 1998. Fish Disease and Disorders Vol. 2 CABI publishing 10E 40th street Suite 3203. New York.   FMRT 4104 : Fish Pathology and Immunology Sessional 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Study of the pathogenic changes in fin, skill, gills tissues, alimentary canal, kidney, liver and blood of fishes and shell fishes.
  FMRT 4105 : Principles of Genetics 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:
Section-A
  1. Introduction: Historical background of genetics, branches and importance of genetics. Mendelism.
  2. Meiosis, Linkage and crossing over: Views and theories of linkage and crossing over, significance of linkage and crossing over.
  3. Environmental and genetic interaction.
  4. Determination of sex, types of sex chromosome.
 
 Section-B
  1. Genetics interaction: Time of genetic interaction, difference between dominance and epistasis, kinds of epistatic interaction, non-epistatic interallelic genetic interaction.
  2. Inbreeding: Genetic effect of inbreeding, practical application of inbreeding, inbreeding depression; out breeding: Out breeding and hybrid vigor; cross breeding, cross breeding types, genetic basis of heterosis, significance of inbreeding and out breeding.
  3. Multiple allelism.
  4. Fish population genetics: Theories and principles.
Recommended references: Goodenoush, E. Genetics Wright, J.E. Genetic studies of fish Tave, D. Genetics for fish hatchery manager Islam, A.S (1973). Fundamentals of Genetics, Humaira Islam, Dhaka. Reddi, O.S (1991). Understanding Genetics. Allied Publisher Ltd. New Delhi Calcutta, India. Sinnot, E.W. Dunahu, L.C and Debzhansky (1958). Principles of Genetics. Magraw Hill Pvt. Ltd. Strickberger, M.W. (1996). Genetics 3rd ed. Prentice Hall Inc. USA. Lewin. B (1994). An Introduction to Genetic Analysis. Suzuki, et al., (1995). An Introduction to Genetics Analysis. James, E. Wright . Genetics studies of fish. Ursula Goodenough. Genetics.   FMRT 4106 : Principles of Genetics Sessional 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits  
  1. Study of different stages of intosis and meiosis.
  2. Working out problems on Mendelian inheritance pattern.
  3. Working out problems on two and three point test cross for linkage and crossing over.
  4. Working out problems on linked genes and blood group inheritance.
  5. Study of inheritance pattern of some simple and linked inherited characters of human in population.
  ECON 4107 : Fisheries Economics 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents : Section - A
  1. Definition, nature and scope of economics, different Economic systems.
  2. Basic concept on demand, utility, supply, the price mechanism, theory of value, production, factors of production, gross national product.
  Section – B
  1. Concept of national income and its distribution, rent wages, interest and profit, money, credit and banking, some aspects of international trade, public revenue and debt.
  2. Economic importance of fish and fishery-industry in the economy of Bangladesh. Economic analysis of present structure and potential for fishery in Bangladesh. Efficiency in organization and management of fish culture and their problems. Measures for improvement.
Recommended references: Anderson Lee G. - The economics of fisheries management Bishop C. E. & W.D. Toussaint - Introduction to agricultural economic analysis Dewell, K.K. - Modern economic theory Samuelson - Economics   FMRT 4109 : Geological Oceanography 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents : Section - A
  1. Geological history.
  2. Origin of atmosphere, earth and ocean.
  3. Physiography of the Oceans.
  4. Plate tectonics: Sea floor spreading and continental drift.
  5. Seacoast classification and origin: Nomenclature for coastal features, major coastal classifications, emergence submergence and neutral classification, classification based on land sea morphological relations, genetic coastal classification, classification of coast.
  Section - B
  1. Beaches and shore processes : Beachcation, mechanics of beach development, composition of beach sand, beach cycles.
  2. Ocean sediments and sedimentation: Sediment size, constituents of sediment particles, packing, porosity and dilatation, permeability, flow of liquids and the transportation of granular material, properties of sediments, distribution, collection and analysis of sediments.
  Recommended references:
  1. Paul, R.P., 1992. Oceanography –An Introduction to the planet oceans. 1st edition, West publishing Company.
  2. Grant, M. G., 1990. Oceanography – A view of the Earth. 5th Edition
  3. Thurman, H.V., 1992. Essentials of Oceanography-Bell and Hewel Company.
  4. Duxbury, A.C., 1997. World’s Oceans-5th edition, Times - Higher education group Inc.
  FMRT 4110 : Geological Oceanography Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents :                                                      
  1. Methods and instrumentation used by marine geologists.
  2. Collection, preservation and analysis of ocean sediments.
 

FMRT 4111 : Aquatic Toxicology

3 hours per week – 3 Credits

 

Section-A
  1. Introduction: Terminology used in aquatic toxicology; Branches of toxicology; The aquatic environment; Toxicants and toxicity; Environmental toxicology versus aquatic toxicology; Factors that affect the environmental concentration of toxicants; Factors that influences toxicity; Effects of toxicants at various levels; Concentration-response relationships.
  2. Factors that modify toxicity: Toxicity of chemical mixtures; Microbial toxicity studies.
  3. Sublethal effects of toxicants: Behaviour; Biochemistry and physiology; Histopathology.
  4. Specific chemical effects: Pesticides; Trace metals; Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH); Ammonia, Nitrite and Nitrate.

 

Section-B

  1. Chemical distribution and fate of toxicants: Analytical procedure; Bioaccumulation; Biotransformation; Fate modeling.
  2. Toxicity testing: Acute toxicity testing; Early life stage toxicity testing; Chronic toxicity tests; Microtox; statistical analysis.
  3. Risk assessment and hazard evaluation: Environmental policy and legislation; Field validation; Chemical safety evaluation; Effluent evaluation; Management of toxic chemicals.
  4. Case studies: Analysis of important cases of toxicological incidents.

 

Recommended references: Alabaster, J.S. and Lloyd, R., 1980. Water Quality Criteria for Freshwater Fish. Butterworths, London. Brown, V.K., 1980. Acute Toxicity in Theory and Practice. Wiley, NY. Butler G.C. (ed.), 1978. Principles of Ecotoxicology. John Wiley and Sons, New York. Freedman, B., 1989. Environmental Ecology: The Impacts of Pollution and Other Stresses on Ecosystem Structure and Function. Academic Press Inc., NY. 424pp. ISBN: 0-12-266540-6. Hill, I.R. and Wright, S.J.L. (eds.), 1978. Pesticide Microbiology. Academic Press, NY. Khan, M.A.Q., 1977. Pesticides in Aquatic Environments. Plenum, NY. Manahan, S.E., 1991. Toxicological Chemistry: A Guide to Toxic Substances in Chemistry (4th Printing). Lewis Publishers Inc., Michigan, 317 pp. ISBN: 0-87371-149-1. Rand, G.M. and Petrocelli, S.R., 1985. Fundamentals of Aquatic Toxicology. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, New York, 666pp. ISBN: 0-89116-382-4 (SB); 0-89116-302-6 (HB). Scherer, E. (ed.), 1979. Toxicity tests for freshwater organisms. Canadian Special Publication on Fish and Aquatic Science, Canada.

FMRT 4112: Aquatic Toxicology Sessional and Field Work

3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits

 

Course Contents :  

  1. Monitoring the level of selected pesticide/trace metal/hydrocarbon in various aquatic trophic levels and habitats.
  2. Determination of LC50/LD50 a selected pesticide/trace metal/hydrocarbon on commercially important fish/crustaceans/molluscs of fresh, brackish and marine water origin.
  3. Term Paper: Preparation and presentation of term paper on a selected issue related to aquatic toxicology.
  4. Poster Presentation: Preparation of poster on a selected topic related to aquatic toxicology.
    FOURTH YEAR SECOND TERM   FMRT 4201 : Fish Genetics and Biotechnology 3 hours per week - 3 Credits   Course Contents : Section - A
  1. Scope of applied fish genetics : Introduction, fish cultivation, ornamental fish breeding, fish habitat destruction.
  2. Sexuality and reproduction: Gonochorism, primary sexual characters, secondary sexual characters, modes of reproduction, fertilization, cryopreservation, fish chromosome studies.
  3. Genetics of qualitative phenotypes: Single autosomal genes; Complete dominat gene action, Imcomplete dominat gene action, additive gene action, Dihylovid inheritance : Two or more anto sounal genes, Non-epistatic interaction, Epistic interaction; Genes with multiple alleles, pleiotropy, linkage.
  4. Genetics of qualitative phenotypes: Genetic variation, Selection, inbreeding, hybridiration , Genetic-environmental interaction.
  Section - B
  1. Fish biotechnology : introduction, biotechnological approaches in fish, chromosome engineering, meiotic diploid gynogenesis mitotic diploid gynogenesis androgenasis, induced triploids, induced tetraploids.
  2. Gene manipulation : Introduction, choosing the gene, inserting the gene, assessing the success of the gene transfer, expression of the transferred gene, future development in molecular genetics.
  3. Sex determination and sex reversal : Sex determination mechanisms in fish, sex reversal  and sex determination, hybridization in sex determination, gynogenesis and sex determination, cytology of sex determination.
Recommended references: Colin E. Purdom  -               Genetics and fish breeding, 1993, chapman and Hall, 2-6 oundary Row, London Se 1 8 HN Donglas, T.                            -               Genetics for fish hatchery managers, 1993, chapman and Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 8HN   FMRT  4202 : Fish Genetics and Biotechnology Sessional 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents :
  1. Study of primary and secondary sexual characters of different fish species.
  2. Karyology of fishes: Methods of chromosome preparation in fishes.
  3. Fish hybridization, chromosome manipulation
  FMRT 4203 : Fisheries Management and Conservation 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents: Section – A
  1. Introduction to fisheries conservation and management : definition, necessity, objectives, areas, functions, problems, models and methods of fisheries management.
  2. Application of fisheries management measures : Long term fishery management, methods, problems. Short term management: necessity, problems, methods, status of recent fishery management in the Bay of Bengal; problems, suggestion. MSY maintaining optimum, under and over fishing.
  Section - B
  1. Management regulations : Various regulations regarding fishing gears, vessels, fish sizes fishing seasons and fishing grounds. Marine fisheries  ordinance and other rules and regulations prevailing in  Bangladesh waters. Conservation of fisheries resources and conservation methods adopted by Bangladesh within EEZ.
  Recommended references:
  1. Chaston - Business management in fisheries and aquaculture
  2. Christy, F.T.Jr - Law of the Sea, problems of conflict and management of fisheries in South east Asia
  3. Eddie - Engineering, economics and fisheries management
  4. Knight, - Marine fisheries management
FMRT 4204 : Fisheries Management and Conservation Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents :  
  1. Field trip to relevant fisheries departments/organizations to collect information/data on management / conservation measure taken.
  2. Assignment.
  FMRT 4205 : Aquaculture Extension 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents : Section - A
  1. Principles of aquaculture extension : Definition and characteristics, objectives and approach, philosophy of extension, teaching and learning, social and cultural factors affecting extension programmes.
  2. Extension methods and tools : Communication, the process of adoption, mass media.
  3. Extension programme development in aquaculture : Programme planning and programme evaluation.
  Section - B
  1. Extension services related to aquaculture : Transfer of technology, support service and credit facilities, marketing and distribution system, training of fish farmers in aquaculture techniques, aquaculture information system, institutional support in extension service.
  2. Extension training: Purpose and scope; training of technicians and extension officers; training of fish farmers.
  3. Aquaculture technology demonstration.
  Recommended references: Rogers. E.M. Diffusion and innovation Saville, A.H. Extension in rural communities Sanders. H.C. The cooperative extension service   FMRT 4206 : Aquaculture Extension Sessional & Field Work 3 hours per week- 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Visit to aquaculture farms, fisheries departments, fisheries research institutes to and local unit extension areas.
  2. Attend and study the extension programmes organized by the GOs and NO’s.
FMRT 4207 : Research Methodology 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents : Section - A
  1. Aim, scope and need of research methodology.
  2. Procedures in research planning
  3. Review of literature.
  4. Writing a research proposal.
  5. Identifying and analyzing research problems.
  Section - B
  1. Sampling designs.
  2. Experimental designs.
  3. Designing experiments in fisheries.
  4. Presenting research finding and writing scientific papers & reports.
  Recommended references: Kotheri, C.R. Research, Methodology Sandhu                  -               Research techniques in biological science Schlieper, Carl      -               Research methods in marine biology     FMRT 4208 : Research Methodology Sessional 3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits Course Contents :
  1. Laboratory practical in calculations involving t-test, chi-square tests, F-tests (ANOVA) and regression analysis.
  2. Field exercises in laying out experiments, collection, summarization and analysis of data.
  3. Exercises in review of literature.
FMRT 4209 : Aquaculture Planning and Engineering 3 hours per week- 3 Credits   Course Contents:

Section - A

  1. Definition, scope, strategy of aquaculture planning.
  2. Basic data required for planning : Total requirement for domestic consumption and export ; sources of production, extent of suitable cultivable area, availability of water, fertilizers, feed and labour, estimated production through capture and culture fisheries, likely socio-economic benefits to rural sector, national priorities with regard to type of product, consumer preferences.
  3. Planning of small scale and large scale aquaculture : Site selection, design and construction of aquaculture installation.
  4. Assessment of manpower requirements.
  5. Training of personnel.
  6. Research support and extension service.
 

Section - B

  1. Sources of water supply for aquaculture farm quality of water.
  2. Fluid: Fluid statics unit of pressure intensity pressure measurement fluid dynamics-types of flow, conservation of mass, conservation of energy, open channel flow measurement, direct volume measurement system.
  3. Pumps: Definition, classification, installation of a pump to a system, power source of pumps.
  4. Design criteria of pond, tank and other impounding structure: Site selection, design and construction of pond and tank and its construction materials embakement and dykes. Design and construction of water control structure and its construction materials. Design and construction of raceway and its construction materials.
  5. Hatchery: Site selection for hatchery, design and construction of small scale and large scale hatchery. Hatchery facilities.
  6. Filtration and Aeration: Types, function and uses of different types of filter and aerator for aquaculture farm.
Recommended references: Bardach, J. E. Aquaculture                                                        Landau. Introduction to aquaculture Pillay, T.V.R.        Planning of aquaculture development pillay, T.V.R.        Aquaculture and environment   FMRT 4210 : Aquaculture Planning and Engineering Sessional  3 hours per week - 1.5 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Identification of building materials.
  2. Drawing and construction of foundation, brick walls, columns, lintels, beams, floors, roofs and stairs.
  3. Estimation of different building and construction materials.
  4. Preparation of a aquaculture farm estimate.
  5. Preparation of hatchery building estimation.
    FMRT 4212 : Project Work 4 hours per week - 2 Credits   Course Contents:
  1. Students will be given either singly or jointly project work. Project will cover selected project work.
  2. Project work will be done under a supervisor to be selected by the discipline.
  3. The project report duly approved by the Head of the Discipline will have to be submitted to the discipline within two weeks of the last examination date of the second semester.
  4. Project work would be evaluated on the basis of the following criteria.
  • Importance of the problems. Data collection and analysis and presentation appropriate conceptual framework. Conclusions, recommendations based on observation and/or analysis.
  • Relevance: Topic is directly related to current issues.
  • Simplicity, clarity and originality.
 
  1. Marks distribution:
        Project report preparation                          70         Project Performance                                   20         Viva-Voce                                                     10