Mar 21, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 578 - Marine Invertebrate Zoology (3 credits)

(Prereq: BIOL 302/302L or BIOL 370/370L) (Coreq: MSCI 578L ) A comprehensive survey of the functional morphology, life history ecology, and relationships between marine invertebrate taxa. Focus will be on the Porifera, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Annelida, Arthropoda, Mollusca, Echinodermata, and invertebrate members of Chordata. Global issues related to invertebrates and their roles in food webs, fisheries, and aquaculture will also be discussed. Three lectures hours and three laboratory hours per week. F