|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
The description of tropical marine habitats identifying key biological features of each. Functional biology of selected vertebrate and invertebrate marine groups with comparative treatments of benthic and nektonic, planktonic and pelagic organisms. The identification of structural and functional features of key marine organism assemblages in reef, mangrove, benthic and oceanic environments.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of level 1 biology, particularly zoology (eg BS1007 or equivalent). A basic understanding of chemistry is also recommended (eg CH1001).|
|Prerequisites:||ZL1001 OR BZ1004 OR AG1004 OR BZ1007 OR BS1007 OR BZ1006|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Orpha Bellwood|
|Lecturers:||Professor David Bellwood, Dr Orpha Bellwood.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (15%); scientific report based on field data (15%); group work: lab report & oral presentation (10%).|
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