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FHL 305 Biology of Fishes (5) NW N. GIDMARK
Covers morphological, physiological, behavioral, and ecological diversity of fishes of the world; designed to provide a basic foundation for advanced courses in all areas of aquatic sciences. Offered: A.
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FHL 430 Marine Zoology (5) NW
Survey of groups of invertebrate animals represented in the San Juan Archipelago; natural history, functional morphology, ecology, distribution, habitat, adaptation, trophic interrelationships, and evolution. Prerequisite:BIOL 445, which must be taken concurrently; permission of Friday Harbor director. Offered: jointly with BIOL 430.
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FHL 432 Marine Invertebrate Zoology (9) NW
Comparative morphology and biology of marine invertebrates with emphasis on field and laboratory studies. Representatives of all major and most minor phyla are collected, observed live, and studied in detail. Taken at Friday Harbor Laboratories. Not open for credit to students who have taken BIOL 434. Offered: jointly with BIOL 432; S.
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FHL 435 Research Apprenticeship in Marine Science (15) NW
Immersive quarter in research n close collaboration with one-three faculty mentors on a specific topic that varies with the apprenticeship. Students engage in laboratory or field research in marine science, involving gathering, analyzing, and communicating results as part of a research team. Offered: jointly with BIOL 435/MARBIO 435; ASpS.
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FHL 440 Marine Botany (5) NW
Survey of plants represented in marine environments; natural history; ecology, distribution, habitat, adaptation, and trophic interrelationships. Taken at Friday Harbor laboratories. Prerequisite: either BIOL 220, B BIO 220, or TESC 140; BIOL 430, which must be taken concurrently. Offered: jointly with BIOL 445.
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FHL 450 Nearshore Ecology Research Experience (6) NW M. DETHIER
A hands-on introduction of "doing science" in close collaboration with a faculty member. Students engage in research around a thematic focus of ecology of nearshore marine ecosystems, with lab experiments and field work. Students gather, analyze, write up, and present their own data. Offered: ASp.
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FHL 460 Aquatic Animals Research Experience (6) NW P. DITSCHE-KURU
A hands-on introduction of "doing science" in close collaboration with a faculty member. Students engage in research around a thematic focus of aquatic animals, with lab experiments and field work. Students gather, analyze, write up, and present their own data. Offered: ASp.
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FHL 470 Research in Marine Biology (1-15, max. 15) NW B. SWALLA
A hands-on introduction of "doing science" in close collaboration with a faculty member. Students engage in research in marine biology; credits vary with the scale of the project with may include lab experiments and field work. Students gather, analyze, write up, and present their own data. Offered: ASp.
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FHL 490 Marine Sciences Seminar (1, max. 3) NW P. DITSCHE-KURU, N. GIDMARK
Students attend seminars by marine scientists each week and ask questions about their seminars. Offered: ASpS.
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FHL 492 Ecology and Conservation of Marine Birds and Mammals (9/15) NW
An intensive, field-based course that offers motivated students the opportunity to learn about these ecologically and culturally important marine animals and the conservation problems they face. Emphasizes first-hand learning and individual research projects. Offered: jointly with FISH 492/MARBIO 492; S.
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FHL 528 Advanced Topics in Fish Biology (9, max. 27)
Focuses on various aspects of fish biology, such as functional morphology, sensory biology, or swimming mechanics. Taught at Friday Harbor Laboratories. Offered: S.
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FHL 536 Comparative Invertebrate Embryology (9)
Studies diversity in developmental patterns in major marine taxa. Analyzes evolutionary changes in development, with emphasis on observation of live embryos and larvae. Offered: jointly with BIOL 536; S.
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FHL 539 Marine Algae (9)
Field and laboratory studies of marine algae of the San Juan Archipelago with emphasis on seaweed diversity, identification, and the role of algae in marine ecosystems. Offered at Friday Harbor Laboratories. Offered: jointly with BIOL 539.
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FHL 548 Advanced Topics in Evoloution and Development (9, max. 27)
Focuses on various aspects of evolution and development of marine organisms, such as larval biology or evolution and development of metazoans. Students work on individual projects during the course. Taught at Friday Harbor Laboratories. Offered: S.
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FHL 568 Advanced Topics in Ecology and Biomechanics (9, max. 27)
Focuses on various aspects of ecology and biomechanics of marine organisms, such as experimental ecology, ocean acidification, deep sea biodiversity, or biomechanics. Taught at Friday Harbor Laboratories. Offered: S.
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FHL 585 Advanced Topics in Neurobiology and Physiology (9, max. 27)
Focuses on various aspects of neurobiology or physiology of marine organisms, such as neurobiology, ethology, or marine chemosensory biology. Taught at Friday Harbor Laboratories. Offered: S.
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