Physiology of marine animals with emphasis on comparisons between marine vertebrates and humans. Focus on physiological processes including gas exchange, circulation, osmoregulation, metabolism, thermoregulation, endocrine, neural control and sensory systems. Lectures and laboratories illustrate the methodology, analysis techniques, and written reporting of physiological research. One course (Given at Beaufort, Fall, Spring, and Summer). Instructor: Wise or Staff
Prerequisites: AP biology, introductory biology, or consent of the instructor, and Chemistry 101DL.