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Unformatted text preview: EEMB 106 - Biology of fishes EEMB 106 - BIOLOGY OF FISHES Lecture MWF 11-11:50 1001 LSB 11- Lab M, T, W, or Th 1-5pm,1239 BSIF (BIO III) At this point, all labs are full and enrollment has been increased in every section THE LAB NOTEBOOK (AVAILABLE AT A.S. NOTES, UCEN) IS TO BE USED FOR ALL OF YOUR LAB NOTES AND EXERCISES – pick it up before your first lab!!! Instructors Instructors Bob Warner 4322A MSRB; 893-2941; [email protected] (Thurs 10-11, or by appt.) 10- Bob Warner 4322A MSRB (Thurs 10-11, or by appt.) [email protected] With: With: Jenn Caselle ([email protected]) 893-2941 TAs Rachel Fogelman-Simon [email protected] 2018 Marine Lab (Campus pt.) Merit McCrea [email protected] Building 346 *office hours: Tue 9-11 *office hours: F 9-11 *TA *TA office hours in BIO III (BSIF) Rm. 1239 1. Required reading materials – see syllabus for reading assignments a. Lecture (1)The (1)The Diversity of Fishes. 2nd Edition. Helfman, Helfman, G.S., B.B. Collette, D.E. Facey, B. Bowen Facey, b. Laboratory: 1) Guide to the Coastal Marine Fishes of California (California Fish Bull. #157). Miller, D.J. and R.N. Lea. 2) EEMB 106 Lab Reader – available from AS Notes, UCEN AS UCEN Bob Lab + TA Office Hours You are here 2. Recommended reading materials 1) A Field Guide to the Pacific Coast Fishes of North America. Eschmeyer, Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald, and H. Hammann. Hammann. 2) Certainly More Than You Want to Know About the Fishes of the Pacific Coast. Love, M. 3) Fishes, a Field and Laboratory Manual on Their Structure, Identification, and Natural History. Cailliet, G.M., R.M. Love, and Cailliet, A.E. Ebeling. Ebeling. 1 Grading Process Exam schedule 1. A composite of both the lecture and laboratory sections will determine a single overall grade: Lecture Points 100 200 Midterm Final (cumulative) Laboratory Lab Practical Lab Quizzes (2) Lab/Field Notebook and attendance 120 40 40 ____ 500 Midterm Final Wed Oct 26 Th Dec 8, 12-3pm 12- Lab Quiz Lab Practical Week 4 and 8 Week 10 (11/28-12/1) (11/28- Top scores will be averaged, set to 100%; rest of class graded as a percent of top score average. Attendance This This is a HARD course! 1. Attendance at lab is mandatory. You may only attend mandatory. the lab you are enrolled in. If you miss a lab (for a very good reason) you must make arrangements to attend another lab that week. You must notify your TA one week in advance to attend another lab. If you miss a lab without making arrangements one week in advance, you will lose 20 20 points. If you miss two labs without prior arrangements, arrangements, you will automatically fail the course. course. Really! But fun! 2. Make-up exams will be available only if we know in Makeadvance and you have a very good reason. There will be NO MAKE-UP PRACTICAL exam, so make arrangements MAKEaccordingly. Lecture schedule (subject to revision) • First section: Systematics, evolutionary history of fishes a. How we classify living forms and model evolution b. Major groups of fishes, names and characteristics c. Memorization and more memorization! • Second section: Structure, function, physiology, behavior. Understanding Understanding fishes through study of their adaptations. adaptations. • Third section: More adaptations and habitats. Various habitats of fishes and the adaptations developed by fishes for living in those habitats. • Fourth section: Zoogeography, population ecology, applied aspects (fisheries, marine reserves) Website: https://gauchospace.ucsb.edu • For location of Netstations go to : http://www.ic.ucsb.edu/ • Course changes, updates • Lecture outlines (notes) available approximately 1 day before before lecture. Can print and bring to class. • PDF files of each lecture, in viewable (full color/full page) and printable (B/W, 6 slides/page) forms. Available after each lecture (usually that afternoon, sometimes the next day). These are not a substitute for coming to These lecture. 2 Field trips Research opportunities Contact TAs or Bob for fun and educational activities involving fish! OR • REQUIRED • 2 field trips in lab, near campus (tidepools and (tidepools beach/wetlands) Touch Tank guide positions available at The REEF (MSI)! Learn MORE about local fishes and share share your knowledge w/KIDS! For More Info Contact: Scott Simon at [email protected] OR • OPTIONAL (30 students max) -Weekend field trip to Cambria tidepools and Monterey Bay Aquarium - OCTOBER 29-30 29Camp • Camp overnight at UC’s Cambria reserve • Cost = $15 for communally cooked meals, snacks • See elephant seals, drive the Big Sur coast, and visit the aquarium for a behind-the-scenes tour behind-the- Contact Peter Carlson ([email protected]) ([email protected] for opportunities to work for PISCO SCUBA Club at UCSB First Meeting – September 29th at 6:30 pm MSRB Auditorium Member Benefits Include: ‐Free Unlimited Air Fills ‐Prizes Raffled off at every Meeting ‐Discounts on Boat Trips, and Gear Rentals/Purchases Find us on Facebook SCUBA Club at UCSB Or email us at [email protected] Who’s in and Who’s out????? - Late enrolls/crashers – if you haven’t already done so, email me to get onto the waiting list. Attend lab that fits your schedule. If a slot opens, we’ll try to fit you in. -TAs will take roll in lab section, no-shows will be nodropped. - If you are registered and have a conflict with lab section you are currently in, stay after this lecture and talk to the TAs. We will attempt to facilitate a change, but we cannot make any promises. Anyone willing to switch lab days? 3 ...
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