Physiology of Marine Animals

Comparative physiology of estuarine and marine animals. Physics and chemistry of estuarine and marine environments and physiological adaptations of animal residents. Focus on theory, behavioral, and physiological responses of animals to the major environmental drivers of temperature, salinity, oxygen, and light. Lectures and laboratories illustrating the approaches and methodology, analysis techniques, and written reporting of classical environmental physiology research. One course. (Given at Beaufort Fall, Spring and Summer) Prerequisites: AP biology, introductory biology, or consent of the instructor, and Chemistry 101DL. Variable credit.

Course Number: 
BIOLOGY278LA
Course Level: 
200-299
Curriculum Codes: 
Crosslisting Numbers: 
ENVIRON278LA
MARINESCIENCE
Course Notes: 
Spring 2017 offering, Duke Marine Lab