Marine Ecology

Factors that influence the distribution, abundance, and diversity of marine organisms. Course structure integrates lectures and field excursions. Topics include characteristics of marine habitats, adaptation to environment, species interactions, biogeography, larval recruitment, and communities found in rocky shores, tidal flats, beaches, mangrove, coral reefs, and subtidal areas. Not open to students who have taken Biology 773LA. (Given at Beaufort fall and summer.) Prerequisite: introductory biology. One course.

Course Number: 
BIOLOGY273LA
Course Level: 
200-299
Curriculum Codes: 
Crosslisting Numbers: 
ENVIRON273LA
EOS374LA
MARINESCIENCE
Biology Area: 
Course Notes: 
Fall 2017 offering