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Postgraduate course

Fish Behaviour

Semester of Instruction

Autumn

Objectives and Content

The subjects are the genetic basis of fish behaviour, motivation and ontogeny, different reactions to stimulation, and the most important sense organs. Special emphasis will be put on the behavioural ecology of foraging, reproduction and schooling, in particular differences in behaviour between populations and individuals. Selected articles and monographs will be discussed in seminars.

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to provide students with increased knowledge about the organisation and function of fish behaviour and how it can be quantified and analysed.

Required Previous Knowledge

On master's level

Recommended Previous Knowledge

Compulsory subjects of Bachelor's in Biology

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Information on compulsory study elements will be announced within registration.

Forms of Assessment

Oral examination

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.

Contact

Contact Information

studie@bio.uib.no

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Portfolio assesment and oral examination

    Withdrawal deadline
    01.11.2017