Fish Biology II -Physiology
|Number of semesters||1|
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|Study level||Postgraduate Courses|
|Belongs to||Department of Biology|
Objectives and Content
The course focuses on physiological processes in fish including adaptations to the environment with regard to temperature, respiration, circulation, acid-base balance, osmoregulation and ionic regulation, smoltification, regulation of buoyancy, sensory physiology, movements, digestion, energetic and growth, and reproduction. The practical lab exercises cover oxygen uptake measurements, osmotic characteristics of smoltification, experiments in endocrinology and measurements of oocyte hydration.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Approved laboratory course included journal and semniars. Approved compulsary assignments are valid in 6 semesters.
Semester of Instruction
The course aims at giving an understanding of basic physiological processes in fish and practical training in experimental work.
Required Previous Knowledge
Recommended Previous Knowledge
Compulsory parts of Bachelor in Biology
Forms of Assessment
Written exam. 4 hours.
The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.