Courses & Units

Aquatic Biology A JFA101

Introduction

This unit provides a general introduction to the biology of aquatic animals and investigates phylogenetic relationships, and how the anatomy, physiology and life history of animals are adapted to meet their requirements for locomotion, feeding, excretion, osmoregulation, gas exchange, communication and reproduction. Students will develop practical laboratory skills in animal identification, microscopy, dissection techniques, scientific drawing and writing scientific reports.

Summary

Unit name Aquatic Biology A
Unit code JFA101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator

Dr James Haddy

Teaching staff

Dr James Haddy, Dr Louise Adams, Dr Carmen Primo

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 050701

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:


KZA161
,KPZ163

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2 h lectures, 3 h practicals

Assessment

Coursework: 50%. Examination: 50%.

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Textbooks

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