This unit concerns detailed examination of the physiology and behaviour of aquatic animals. Respiration, feeding and digestion, locomotion, osmoregulation, excretion, reproduction, endocrinology and neurophysiology are discussed in relation to the effects of natural and artificial environmental changes on physiological processes. Fundamentals of aquatic animal behaviour including memory, learning, conditioning and avoidance are examined.
|Unit name||Aquatic Animal Physiology and Behaviour|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Fisheries and Aquaculture|
Prof Barbara Nowak
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Weekly for 13 weeks, 2 h lectures, 3 h practicals
Coursework: 50%. Examination: 50%.
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