Marine Ecology of the Pacific Coast of California


Ecology of the rocky intertidal, kelp forest, and mud flat habitats. Introduction to marine mammals, fish and other large West Coast vertebrates. 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 Northern California. Prerequisite: introductory course in biology or environmental science and consent of instructor. Instructor: Johnson


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

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Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • ENVIRON 570LA-2
  • MARSCI 570LA-2
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring