Course Numbers: CZMT - 0990, MAMC - 4990, OCMB - 4900
This course discusses the physiology and behavioral aspects of many species throughout the world's oceans.
- Specific taxas of mammals and how they and their environments influence one another.
- Learning the various types of biological and oceanographic data related to a marine mammal to better understand how these organisms interact in their environment.
- Learn the different types of data collected directly from marine mammals and/or their environment will be processed and interpreted to help the students identify how to use data to answer ecological questions pertaining to marine mammals.
Annalisa, B., Sumich, JL., Kovacs, KM. 2005. Marine Mammals 2 nd ed. Academic Press.
Jefferson, TA., Webber, MA., Pitman, RL. 2007. Marine Mammals of the World: A Comparative Guide to their Identification 1 st ed
. Academic Press.