1_Fishclass - Click to edit Master subtitle style 4145 Ichthyology(4 F Prereq 8 sem hrs of Objectives What are your objectives W hat do you want out of

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9/14/10
Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/10 4145 Ichthyology (4) F Prereq.: 8 sem. hrs. of
9/14/10 Objectives What are your objectives? What do you want out of this class?
9/14/10 Course Objectives The purpose of the course is to study the evolution, systematics, anatomy, and diversity of fishes. We will learn the use of taxonomic keys for the identification of selected marine and freshwater fishes. We will learn the various physiological systems that pertain to various fish taxa and the evolution of these systems and the organisms themselves.
9/14/10 Instructor Prosanta Chakrabarty Office B2 Foster Hall By appointment: Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm (after class) Phone 225-578-3079; email: [email protected] Labs 1:30-7:30 on Mondays
9/14/10 Class Time 12:40-1:30 MW Room 214 Foster Hall Labs 1:30-7:30 on Mondays Room 214 Foster Hall Not Friday
9/14/10 TA John McVay [email protected] mail.com
9/14/10 Grading: Mid-semester Lecture Exam 1 @ 100 points 100 Laboratory Exams 1 @ 100 points 100 Assignments 3 @ 50 points 150 Lecture Final 1 @ 100 points 100 Discretionary / Participation Points 50 Total--------------------------------------------------500 points
9/14/10 Exams Lecture Final is cumulative but weighted towards post midterm material. Mix of multiple choice, short answer, etc. Lab Final will be a practical (identification, etc.)
9/14/10 Assignments 2 Species Descriptions Native freshwater species modeled (in part) after Douglas’s Freshwater Fishes of Louisiana – Due, September 16 Any “fish” description modeled after Animal Diversity Web entries 7 minute presentation on fish topic, 3 min questions
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