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2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 668 - Malacology

Fall, odd years Credits: (3) Mann

The course begins with a discussion of the ancestral mollusc form and the fossil record, proceeds through examination of the structure and function of the molluscan shell. It concludes with reviews of molluscan taxonomy, reproductive biology, physiology, ecology, and feeding mechanisms.