FHL/BIOL 432 | Summer A 2019
Marine Invertebrate Zoology 2019
This is an Upper-Division course (400-level) appropriate for upper-level undergraduates or graduate students. Prior coursework in invertebrate biology or animal diversity will be useful; if in doubt, please contact one of the instructors.
This course takes advantage of the rich marine biota of the San Juan Islands to teach the principles of animal organization and biodiversity. It emphasizes comparative study of form and function, and of complexity and diversity in phylogenetic and environmental contexts. It focuses on the study of living animals in the laboratory and field in the diverse marine habitats surrounding San Juan Island.
Instructors for this course are:
- Dr. Gustav Paulay, University of Florida: Florida Museum of Natural History
- Dr. Jingchun Li, University of Colorado: CU Museum Curator of Invertebrates
Enrollment is limited to 20 students. No textbook is required for this course.