Invertebrates are critical in providing ecosystem goods and services vital to the biosphere. This course builds on your introductory knowledge of the diversity, form and function of aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates. You explore the evolution, anatomy, and adaptations of all the invertebrate phyla. You are introduced to their taxonomic diversity, distribution, adaptations to the environment, population management, conservation and pest status. Through local field projects in field ecology, you learn the methods and skills needed to study invertebrates.
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- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
- Moreton Bay: Semester 1
- Fraser Coast: Semester 1
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