MEFB 535 (1ON) - Marine Mammal Biology

Marine Mammal Biology

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Marine,Estuarine,Freshwater
Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Shoals Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/14/2020)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 70287
Special Fees: $2,638.00
This course explores the biology and conservation of the whales and seals, with a particular focus on species of the Gulf of Maine. Lectures examine many facets of marine mammal science including: taxonomy and species diversity, morphological and physiological adaptations for life in the sea, foraging ecology and behavior, reproductive cycles, bio-acoustics, anthropogenic interactions, and management of threatened species. Land and open water observations of whale and seal behavior give students hands on opportunities to study marine mammals in the field. Prereq: BIOL 411 or BIOL 412. Special fee. Permission required.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Samantha Claussen, Nadine Lysiak, David Buck

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
6/22/2020 7/17/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE