TXY 101 – Fish Taxidermy

Credit Hours: 12

Course Description

This course covers mounting and painting fish, including skin mounts, reproductions, fish identifications, coloration, and habitat construction. Emphasis is placed on methods of measuring, skinning, preserving and restoring color to skin-mounted fish, and the preparation and painting of reproduction fish. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully complete all steps necessary to mount and paint skin-mounted specimens and prepare and paint reproduction fish. This is a diploma-level course.

Classroom Hours: 6

Lab/Shop Hours: 18

Clinical Hours: 0