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BIOL 408 - The Biology of Marine Mammals

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: BIOL 122 with a minimum grade of “C-” or equivalent; or consent of instructor
This is an introductory course in the study of marine mammals. Topics to be covered include the evolution, classification, distribution, life histories, anatomy, morphology, behavior and ecology of marine mammals. We will consider the role of marine mammals in marine ecosystems and the interaction between marine mammals and humans. Three hours of lecture weekly. May be taken for graduate-level credit. (CWRM)