Click to edit Master subtitle style9/14/104145 Ichthyology (4) F Prereq.: 8 sem. hrs. of
9/14/10ObjectivesWhat are your objectives? What do you want out of this class?
9/14/10Course ObjectivesThe 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.
9/14/10ExamsLecture Final is cumulative but weighted towards post midterm material. Mix of multiple choice, short answer, etc.Lab Final will be a practical (identification, etc.)
9/14/10Assignments2 Species DescriptionsNative freshwater species modeled (in part) after Douglas’s Freshwater Fishes of Louisiana – Due, September 16Any “fish” description modeled after Animal Diversity Web entries 7 minute presentation on fish topic, 3 min questions