BIOEE 4761

BIOEE 4761

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Laboratory course covering topics presented in BIOEE 4760, Biology of Fishes, Lectures.

When Offered Fall (offered alternate years).

Fees Small lab fee may be required.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 24 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite:  BIOEE 4760.

Outcomes
  • Students will understand the organismal biology of fishes, including their structure, physiology, functional morphology, and behavior.
  • Students will be able to use their knowledge of fishes in any basic research or applied context.
  • Students will understand the evolutionary history of fishes and phylogenetic interpretation based on morphological and molecular study.
  • Students will be able to interpret phylogenies and use tree thinking in the service of any kind of biological research field.
  • Students will become familiar with the taxonomy and phenotypic diversity of the world's fishes as well as human-induced challenges to that diversity.
  • Through study of the local fish fauna, students will be able to apply the tools of fish identification to learn a new fauna in any region of the world.

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  • 16700BIOEE 4761  LAB 401

  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOEE 4760. Small lab fee may be required. Enrollment limited to 24. Letter grades only, S-U grades with permission of instructor. Two field trips, including one full-day weekend trip required. Live animals are studied in the field are sometimes used in the laboratory for nondestructive demonstrations or experiments. The systematics and dissection labs use preserved specimens.