Fish Physiological Adaptations
Hours per week:
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
A lecture, and student seminar course focusing on physiological adaptations in fishes. Lectures will address the diversity of physiological and anatomical adaptations that have enabled fishes to occupy a wide variety of aquatic habitats. Specific topics to be examined will include swimming, respiration,circulation, osmoregulation, growth and metabolism, nutrition, the senses, reproduction and development.
Additional Course Information
- BI256. BI358 strongly recommended.