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2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 663 - Deep-Sea Biology

Spring (2) Vecchione Prerequisite(s): Instructor’s consent

Students will receive an introduction to the animals of the deep sea and characteristics of deep-sea and polar ecosystems. Lectures will survey the major metazoan groups found in deep-sea habitats, as well as physical characteristics of the environments and adaptations to life in these cold, dark, hyperbaric regions. An opportunity to participate in a deep-sea trawling cruise may be coordinated with the course.