Course Description for Advanced Biology of Marine Mammals

ZOO5487C: Advanced Biology of Marine Mammals
Prerequisite:  Graduate standing and permission of instructor This course focuses on the biology and ecology of marine mammals. Emphasis will be placed upon understanding how marine mammals are adapted to their environment. Selected topics would include taxonomy, zoogeography, anatomy, physiology, behavior, conservation and management of marine mammals. (A laboratory fee of $51.93 will be assessed.)