The marine vertebrates include all bony fish, sharks, reptiles (turtles, sea snakes and crocodiles), birds (seabirds, shorebirds, raptors, penguins) and mammals (seals, dolphins, whales and dugong) that live in, or on, the ocean. These charismatic animals are of immense public interest and provide focal points for conservation, fisheries and scientific research. This exciting course will introduce you to the identification, evolution, biology and ecology of marine vertebrates, with emphasis on the species of eastern Australia. Your studies will include several days of hands-on field research.
- Enrolled in Program AB101, SB303, SC320, SC316, ED315, ED112, UC103, UU301, UU302 or XU301
- Semester of offer*:
- Fraser Coast: Semester 2
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
- Student contribution band:
- Band 2
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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