MEFB 675 (01) - Marine Mammal Biology and Conservation

Marine Mammalogy

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Marine,Estuarine,Freshwater
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 57248
This course is designed to be a detailed investigation into the biology of cetaceans, pinnipeds, and other marine mammals. In this course we will learn about the evolution of marine mammals, general adaptations to a marine existence, morphology, systematics and biogeography, reproduction, diving physiology, communication and echolocation, feeding and migratory behavior, and marine mammal/human interactions. The course will include a survey of major conservation concerns and potential management solutions, as well as a unit on cultural competencies and the historic relationship between humans and marine mammals.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 412
Equivalent(s): MEFB 535
Instructors: Michelle Fournet

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm MURK 204