Experimental Tropical Marine Ecology


Distribution and density of marine and semi-terrestrial tropical invertebrate populations; behavioral and mechanical adaptations to physical stress, competition, and predation using rapid empirical approaches and hypothesis testing. Taught in Beaufort at Duke Marine Lab, with preparation for fieldwork before and analysis and presentation of projects after required one-week intensive field experience on the coast of Panama. Consent of instructor required.


*only 1/2 credit course. Need 1 cc to fulfill Ecology area req.,

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Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • MARSCI 570LA-1
Typically Offered