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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
This subject requires prior approval from the subject co-ordinator. All students must meet the pre-requisite requirements.
The biology of coral reef fishes with an emphasis on species from reefs and adjacent waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The subject covers the ecology, morphology, systematics and evolution of coral reef fishes. Practical work includes a laboratory and field program that introduces functional morphology, ecology and field identification of coral reef fishes. This subject will also provide an introduction to laboratory and field research methods.
|Students enrolled in this subject should have a good understanding of evolutionary biology (eg BS2470), biogeography of marine organisms (eg MB2070) and vertebrate anatomy (eg BS1007). A basic knowledge of the ecology of marine systems (eg MB2050, MB2060 OR BS2460) is also necessary. A minimum mark of Credit in BS2470 or MB2070 or equivalent is required for entry in this subject.|
|Prerequisites:||MB2050 and (MB2060 or BS2460) and a minimum mark of CREDIT in BS2470 or MB2070 (or MB5070 or equivalent)|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Mar-2023|
|Coordinator:||Dr Orpha Bellwood|
|Lecturers:||Mr Sterling Tebbett, Dr Alexandre Siqueira Correa, Professor David Bellwood.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
Enrolment in this offering is restricted.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.