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ENR 5350.02: Taxonomy and Behavior of Fishes | Ohio Sea Grant

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ENR 5350.02: Taxonomy and Behavior of Fishes

Taxonomy and behavior of the major groups of fishes, with an emphasis on North American freshwater fishes

DETAILS
Dates: July 1 - July 26, 2019
Meets: TRS
CREDITS AVAILABLE
Graduate: 3 hrs
Undergraduate: 3 hrs
FEES
Room & Meals: $ 1700.00

Meet Your Instructor

 Suzanne M. Gray

Assistant Professor, OSU College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)

Estimated Tuition Costs

UNDERGRADUATE
Ohio Resident $ 894.00
Non-Ohio Resident $ 2770.50
GRADUATE
Ohio Resident $ 2236.50
Non-Ohio Resident $ 6456.00
DETAILS
FOUR WEEK UPPER LEVEL

Prerequisites

Description

Freshwater fish comprise more than 30% of all vertebrate species, yet available
freshwaters make up less than 1% of Earth’s habitats. In this course we will explore this incredible diversity through the study of fish taxonomy and behavior, with an emphasis on understanding the evolutionary relationships between taxa and the ways that fish have adapted to a wide range of environmental conditions, including environmental variation caused by human activity.

Course Goals

1. Explore the diversity of fishes, with emphasis on the freshwater fishes of Ohio.
2. Explore fish behavior, especially as it pertains to the ways that fish respond to and interact with their social and ecological environment.
3. Promote critical thinking about how human-induced environmental change influences fish populations