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Dewey codes related to Biology

Dewey decimal codes which may be relevant for biologists

Overview

333 & 363Economics of Land and Energy, Social Problems and Services
570 - 579General biology, including ecology, evolution and prokaryotes
580 - 589Plants (Botany)
590 - 599Animals (Zoology)
630 - 639Agriculture, including aquaculture, hunting, fishing, and conservation

 

Specific relevant codes

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333.95Biological resources, conservation, biodiversity
363.73Pollution
508Natural History
571Physiology
571.9Diseases, immunity, toxicology - Includes general works on fish disease
572.8Biochemical genetics (genetics emphasizing chemical structure/processes, e.g. DNA, RNA, replication, transcription)
573Anatomy, Organ systems, Histology - Includes diseases of specific systems
576.5Genetics, Heredity
576.8Evolution
577Ecology - Including impacts of humans (577.27), and ecology of specific environments (forest 577.3; aquatic 577.6; marine 577.7)
578.012Systematics and taxonomy (see also 578.014 for taxonomic nomenclature)
579.2Viruses
579.3Prokaryotes/Bacteria
579.5Fungi (see also 579.6 for Mushrooms)
579.7Lichens
579.8Algae
592-595Invertebrates
597-599Vertebrates
639.1Hunting
639.2Commercial fishing, whaling, sealing (see also 639.5 for crustacean fishing)
639.3Fish farming (see also 639.8 for aquaculture generally, 639.4 for mollusc culture, 639.6 crustacean culture)
639.9Conservation of biological resources