Rutgers Cooperative Extension to Host Introductory Fisheries Science for Stakeholders (IFISSH) Course

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.

The Introductory Fisheries Science for Stakeholders (IFISSH) course  is open to all who are interested (commercial and recreational fishermen, general public, current students or professionals, etc.)

This course will meet during the evening (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.) every Tuesday from January 29 through April 2 with a new weekly topic of interest like fisheries biology, oceanography, stock assessment, and fisheries management, with invited speakers from multiple local and regional agencies.

This will be a "HyFlex" course to provide students with the option to participate live in-class or remotely via webinar. The in-class meeting location is Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County, 1623 Whitesville Road, Toms River, NJ 08755. The program fee is $60 per person.

The cost for the course is $60.00 per person.

Please register by January 22, 2019 by contacting Kelly Jurgensen (Administrative Assistant, Marine Extension Program), Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County at or by calling 732-349-1152.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Douglas Zemeckis (County Agent III - Assistant Professor), Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Rutgers University at or 732-349-1152.

Download the course flyer with additional details.