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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAST 630 - Ichthyology

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
The biology of fishes with emphasis on marine fishes and their adaptations and roles in the marine environment. The first half of the course covers the diversity of fishes (characteristics, classification, & zoogeography). This part establishes a foundation in the diversity of fishes, family-level characteristics, and overall relationships among fish groups. The second half covers fish anatomy, physiology, and behavior, and the ecology of fishes and fish communities. Although the course focuses on marine fishes, many of the topics covered apply to fishes in all environments.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option