ZOOL 518 (01) - Comparative Morphology and Biology of Vertebrates

Vertebrate Morphology/Biology

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Zoology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 10147
Built-in-Books Fee: $46.25 
Why are vertebrates so successful on Earth? In this hands-on comparative biology course you will systematically examine the evolutionary history of form and function by exploring key adaptations that allowed vertebrates to diversify and thrive in the aquatic, terrestrial, and arboreal habitats they occupy today. In lab you will hone your dissection skills as you track ancestral and derived characteristics in 5 representative species on the vertebrate tree of life. Prereq: BIOL 411 and BIOL 412 or equivalent. Special fee. Lab.
Section Comments: Students must register for the lecture section with a lab section.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Janet Anderson

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 8:10am - 9:00am RUDMAN G89

Booklist

Book Details
VERTEBRATES:COMPARATIVE ANAT.. (LOOSE) (8TH 19)
by KARDONG
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ISBN
978126039856
PUBLISHER
MCG
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