Comparative Physiology of Marine Animals


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. Taught fall, spring, and summer. Recommended prerequisite: AP biology, introductory biology, or consent of the instructor.
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • W
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • ENVIRON 278L
  • MARSCI 278L
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring