Courses & Units

Aquatic Biology B JFA102

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Introduction

Aquatic Biology B provides a general introduction to fundamental biological processes underpinning aquatic biology by integrating cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, reproduction, classification, genetics and evolution with knowledge about aquatic plants, microbes and animals. You will develop practical laboratory skills to identify and classify different organisms. Aquatic micro-organisms, microalgae, seaweeds, and macrophytes are the main taxa considered.

Summary

Unit name Aquatic Biology B
Unit code JFA102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School IMAS
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator

Dr James Haddy

Teaching staff

Dr Jennifer Lavers, Dr Chris Bolch and Dr Jeff Wright

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

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

Coursework: 50% (practical reports or worksheets 15%, revision tests 20%, poster 15%). Examination: 50%..

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Textbooks

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