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Sch of Agri, Geo, Env,Oc&NatSc - Biological & Chemical Sciences

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BI305 Marine Biology I F L

Prerequisites: : BI202 or MS202
Course Coordinator: To be advised

This course focuses on tropical marine biology from an ecological perspective. The three main tropical marine coastal environments, i.e. coral reef, seagrass meadow and mangrove forest, are studied and explored. Shallow water benthic communities, plankton and deep-sea organisms are studied and iconic Pacific marine megafauna are introduced. Practical is a major component of this course and includes laboratory and field work. A major compulsory field trip takes place during the mid-semester break.

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