This course has a limited capacity, enrolment is based on application. Application deadline is Thursday in week 33 for the autumn semester. Please see this page for more information: https://www.uib.no/en/matnat/53431/admission-courses-limited-capacity
You will receive confirmation of whether you received a spot in Studentweb no later than Tuesday the week after the deadline.
The time of the first lecture/orientation meeting can be found in the schedule on the course website or on the Mitt UiB learning platform.
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).
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)
The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.
Students will evaluate the course in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the Department. You can find courseevaluations in the Quality Assurance Reports.
Type of assessment: Portfolio assesment and oral examination
- Withdrawal deadline