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BIOSM 1640 Introduction to the Biology of Sharks, Skates, & Rays

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Our main objective is to discover the current state of knowledge of elasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) biology and explore areas for future research and conservation initiatives. This includes separating fact from fiction, analyzing various types of media including peer reviewed scientific literature, and exploring experimental methods in both laboratory and field settings for studying sharks, rays, and other marine life. Outcome 1: Demonstrate knowledge of elasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) biology. Outcome 2: Identify future research questions for elasmobranchs. Outcome 3: Identify appropriate elasmobranch conservation initiatives.


BIOSM 1640 801-FLD: Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory

Class dates:August 13-20, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:MTWRFSU 8:20 AM - 9:30 PM Other, Off-Campus
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Jordan, L. (lkj3)
Max. enroll:20
To enroll:See Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory for enrollment information.

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