Exam 1 Study Guide - Biology 357 Ichthyology Study Guide for Exam#1 Fall 2014 Please note that our first lecture exam will be held on Thursday September

Exam 1 Study Guide - Biology 357 Ichthyology Study Guide...

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Biology 357 – Ichthyology Study Guide for Exam #1 Fall 2014 Please note that our first lecture exam will be held on Thursday, September 11 . The exam will cover all material presented in lecture through Tuesday, September 9, including lecture slide packets 1, 2, and 3 which are posted as .pdf files on our ‘Blackboard Learn’ course webpage. Study Guide and Example Questions The following guide is intended to help prepare you for the exam. Below are examples of the material to be covered and different question formats that may be used. I encourage you to work through the study guide, referring to your lecture notes and textbook to make sure that you have command of the material. Please feel free to contact me via email ( [email protected] ) should you have questions. Best of luck with your preparation! I. Definitions- What is a ‘fish’? How would you distinguish a fishfrom other types of animals?- Distinguish between the terms “fish” and “fishes”. Under what circumstances would you use one term versus the other?Define the following terms: Neotype Diadromous Cladogram Fusiform Monotypic Equilibrium life-strategy Depressiform Compressiform Fusiform Dioecious Parthenogenesis Monophyletic ‘Age of Fishes’ Garstang’s Hypothesis Taxonomy type specimen neotype agnathan Systematics Principle of Priority Plesiomorphy Formal name Neotony Paedomorphosis Hennig Cladistics Suspensorium Synapomorphy Autapomorphy Meristic character Soft dorsal fin Operculum Peduncle Ganoid scale Placoid scale ctenii scutes dermis epidermis chondrocranium palatoquadrate preopercle premaxilla maxilla dentary (mandible)
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