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Fish Biology I - Systematics and Anatomy

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeBIO280
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish if English-speaking students, otherwise Norwegian.
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Semester of Instruction

Autumn

Objectives and Content

The course aims to give students a broad introduction to systematics, behaviour and anatomy as a basis for studies in fish biology.

The course focuses on the general and specific features of fish. The lab course includes exercises on identification (systematics) and dissection of some cartilagenous and some teleost fish (anatomy).

Learning Outcomes

Give the students a broad introduciton to systematics, behaviour and anatomy as basis for studies within fisheries biology.

Required Previous Knowledge

Compulsory parts of the Bachelor degree in Biology

Recommended Previous Knowledge

Compulsory parts of the Bachelor degree in biology

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Laboratory course incl submission of journal.

Forms of Assessment

Oral (90%) and approved journal (10%). Grade scale (A-F)

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Portfolio assesment and oral examination

    Withdrawal deadline
    01.11.2017