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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||School of Marine & Tropical Biology|
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 ZL1001 or BZ1004). A basic understanding of chemistry is also recommended (eg CH1001).|
|Prerequisites:||ZL1001 OR BZ1004 OR AG1004|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coordinator:||Dr Orpha Bellwood|
|Lecturers:||Professor David Bellwood, Dr Orpha Bellwood.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).|
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