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Rutgers Cooperative Extension: Introductory Fisheries Science For Stakeholders (IFISSH) - 7 Week Course

  • Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County 1623 Whitesville Road Toms River, NJ, 08755 United States (map)

Rutgers Cooperative Extension is offering an introductory fisheries science course to educate New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fishing industries’ stakeholders on science and management processes impacting their industries.

Open to all who are interested (commercial and recreational fishermen, general public, current students or professionals, etc.)

Topics covered will include:

  • Fisheries Biology and Oceanography
  • Commercial and Recreational Catch Data
  • Research Surveys
  • Stock Assessment Methods
  • Fishery Management Processes

This seven week course will meet weekly from Feb. 27–Apr. 10, 2018 during the evenings (6:30–8:30 PM) at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County in Toms River, NJ.

This will be a “HyFlex” course. All sessions will be broadcasted live via webinar so that people from all over NJ can participate in-class or remotely.

Cost: $40.00/person

Register before February 16, 2018 by contacting: Kelly Jurgensen, Administrative Assistant, Rutgers Marine Extension Program,, 732-349-1152

For more information, please contact:
Douglas Zemeckis, Ph.D. | County Agent III (Asst. Prof.) NJ Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers University | 732-349-1152

All classes meet from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County, 1623 Whitesville Road, Toms River, NJ.

Download the course flyer with additional details.