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ROSARIO BEACH MARINE LABORATORY

BIOL 141, 142, 143 or equivalent is prerequisite for all courses listed below. Rosario courses of 5 credits include an additional credit for the requirement of a research project. Normally a maximum of two of the following courses are taught during a summer. Please see annual Rosario bulletin.

BIOL 417, 517 BEHAVIOR OF MARINE ORGANISMS 5
A study of inter- and intraspecific behaviors of marine animals and their behavioral responses to the physical environment.  The course involves laboratory experience, field observations and research project.  Prerequisite: a course in animal behavior, organismal biology and /or psychology.
BIOL 458 MARINE BIOLOGY5
An integrated approach to understanding the marine environment primarily from an ecological perspective. Included are principles of basic oceanography, plankton biology, deep-sea biology, and shallow-water marine communities. Research project and field trips required.
BIOL 460 MARINE ECOLOGY5
Study of interspecific, intraspecific, and community relationships demonstrated by marine organisms.
BIOL 462 ICHTHYOLOGY5
Systematic study of the fishes found in Puget Sound, with a survey of the fishes of other waters.
BIOL 463 MARINE PHYCOLOGY 5
A systematic survey of marine algae, covering the principles of their classification, natural history, ecology, physiology, and practical use.
BIOL 475, 575 MARINE INVERTEBRATES 5
A study of the biology of selected groups of marine invertebrates.
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