335 Biology of Fishes
Dr. Gorka Sancho
Department of Biology - College of Charleston - Grice Marine Laboratory
ABSTRACT: This course will introduce you to various aspects of morphology, evolution, ecology, physiology, life history, behavior and conservation of fishes, as well as provide a brief survey of the structures used in identification of fish, paying special attention to the local Charleston area fauna. These goals will be accomplished by combining a series of class lectures and laboratory sessions, complemented with multiple field trips, practical exercises and examinations. The first part of the course covers general morphology and taxonomy, the second part stresses life history, ecology and conservation of fishes.