2017-2018 Georgia Gwinnett Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Georgia Gwinnett Catalog [ARCHIVED COPY]

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BIOL 3510K - Ichthyology

(4) Credit Hours
Prerequisite: BIOL 1108K  and BIOL 1107K  with a grade of “C” or better in
Ichthyology is an introductory biology of fishes course which will focus on the taxonomy, systematics, evolution, zoogeography, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology, and conservation of fishes and their habitats. Laboratory component will emphasize techniques for the collection and identification of fishes found in Georgia. Upon completion of this course students should: 1) Explain the origin and evolution of fishes; 2) Demonstrate knowledge of the taxonomy of fishes and identification of fish to families; 3) Describe the physiological, behavioral, and morphological adaptation of fishes; 4) Describe the ecological and economic roles that fishes play in freshwater and marine communities and ecosystems 5) Develop laboratory skills necessary for the collection., preservation and identification of fishes. This course may require off campus travel and is intended for Biology majors.



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