Rutgers Cooperative Extension is offering an introductory fisheries science course for stakeholders of New Jersey's marine fisheries. The Introductory Fisheries Science for Stakeholders (IFISSH) course covers topics related to fisheries biology, oceanography, surveys of marine fishery resources, collection of commercial and recreational fishery catch data, stock assessments, and fisheries management.
Classes will be held weekly via Zoom on Tuesday evenings (6:30 - 9:00 p.m.) from February 16 through April 20. The program fee is $25.00 per person. Register by February 9 at this link or by contacting Kelly Jurgensen at kjurgensen [at] co.ocean.nj.us or 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 zemeckis [at] njaes.rutgers.edu or 732-349-1152.