|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||School of Marine & Tropical Biology|
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 and biogeography of marine organisms (eg MB2070) and vertebrate anatomy (eg ZL1001). A basic knowledge of the ecology of marine systems (eg MB2050, MB2060) is also necessary. A minimum mark of Credit in MB2070 or equivalent is required for entry in this subject.|
|Prerequisites:||MB2050 AND MB2060 AND A MINIMUM MARK OF CREDIT IN MB2070 (OR MB5070 OR EQUIVALENT)|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coordinator:||Professor David Bellwood|
|Lecturers:||Professor David Bellwood, Dr Orpha Bellwood.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); on-course assessment (40%) (lab/field note book, written assignment and seminar) (40%).|
|Restrictions:||Enrolment in this offering is restricted.|
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