Accurate fish species identification is of critical importance in fisheries biology. In this introductory course, students will learn key morphological identification characteristics, provincial range, and habitat preferences of Alberta fish species. This workshop offers a range of knowledge from junior to senior level fisheries personnel.
Presenter: Shona Derlukewich, B.Sc., P. Biol.
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Room B133, Mount Royal University
Maximum 20 registrants (Register early as seats fill fast)
CCP: This course qualifies ASPB members to earn 3 Professional Development Hours towards their Continuing Competency requirement
Cost: $70 for members, $80 for non-members
For inquiries about this workshop, please contact Joyce.
For inquiries about regarding registration, please contact the ASPB office.
Materials: Course materials will be provided; however, field guides are an extra cost ($45) purchasable from the presenter
• Introductions and Identification Quiz (compare ID skills before and after the workshop) (~0.5 hrs.)
• Presentation and class discussion on the following topics (~1.25 hrs.):
key morphological characteristics
photography and handling techniques
provincial range and provincial and federally listed species
• Preserved sample identification using a variety of established identification keys in a classroom setting, final identification quiz (~1.25 hrs.)
Shona is a graduate of the NAIT- Renewable Resources and University of Alberta - Conservation Biology programs. She has provided field knowledge and educational teaching over the past 15 years. With the help of many consultants, Alberta Environment and Parks, Universities, Trout Unlimited Canada and friends, this fish identification workshop has provided great interest throughout the fisheries community.
Please note: The ASPB reserves the right to cancel this workshop if we do not have sufficient people signed up by 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 23rd. A full refund will be returned.
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