Jan 29, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 423 - Fish Physiology

Units: 3
Overview of comparative marine and freshwater fish ecology, biology and physiology. Strong focus on comparative physiology, supported by a focus on fishes from various habitats, including local California fishes and fishes that inhabit extreme environments on Earth. Taught through combination of lectures and interactive class activities, providing overview of fish physiology, and links between environment, climate change, and evolutionary history. Includes embryonic development, cardiovascular system, respiration, responses to temperature, responses to hypoxia and anoxia, diversity of fishes, morphology, taxonomy, and anatomy. May not be taken for credit by students who received credit for: BIOL 486-7.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 353  with a minimum grade of C (2.0).



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