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Click to edit Master subtitle style9/14/104145 Ichthyology (4) FPrereq.: 8 sem. hrs. of
9/14/10ObjectivesWhat are your objectives?What do you want out ofthis class?
9/14/10Course ObjectivesThe purpose of the course is to study theevolution, systematics, anatomy, and diversityof fishes. We will learn the use of taxonomickeys for the identification of selected marineand freshwater fishes. We will learn the variousphysiological systems that pertain to variousfish taxa and the evolution of these systemsand the organisms themselves.
9/14/10InstructorProsanta ChakrabartyOffice B2 Foster HallBy appointment: Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm (after class)Phone 225-578-3079; email: [email protected]Labs 1:30-7:30 on Mondays
9/14/10Class Time12:40-1:30 MWRoom 214 Foster HallLabs 1:30-7:30 on MondaysRoom 214 Foster HallNot Friday
9/14/10TAJohn McVay[email protected]mail.com
9/14/10Grading:Mid-semester Lecture Exam1 @ 100 points 100Laboratory Exams1 @ 100 points100Assignments3 @ 50 points150Lecture Final1 @ 100 points100Discretionary / Participation Points50Total--------------------------------------------------500 points
9/14/10ExamsLecture Final is cumulative but weightedtowards post midterm material.Mix of multiplechoice, short answer, etc.Lab Final will be a practical (identification, etc.)
9/14/10Assignments2 Species DescriptionsNative freshwater species modeled (in part) afterDouglas’s Freshwater Fishes of Louisiana – Due,September 16Any “fish” description modeled after AnimalDiversity Web entries7 minute presentation on fish topic, 3 minquestions
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Term
Fall
Professor
Chakrabarty
Tags
Evolution, Ichthyology, Bony Fishes, foster hall, Cartilagenous Fishes, freshwater fishes

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