Disease! War! Polar Bears! Winter Quarter FISH Courses that you want to take!

Want to take a course in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences? Of course you do! Learn about marine predators, disappearing habitats, environmental contaminants, and more.

These courses all fulfill either NW or I&S!


FISH 101 Water and Society (5cr) – MWF 10:30-11:20 plus quiz (times vary)
FRESHWATER IS: The oil of the 21st Century. Breeding ground for human diseases. Losing biological diversity. A reason to launch a war? Essential for life.
NW/I&S, no prerequisites
Instructors: Julian Olden (olden) & Daniel Schindler (deschind)


FISH 464 Arctic Marine Vertebrate Ecology (4cr) – TTh 11:30-12:50, Th 1:30-2:50 or 3:00-4:20

Learn how Arctic marine ecosystems are structured and function, explore adaptations and challenges of upper-level Arctic marine predators, and find out how species and populations are affected by changes in the Arctic.
NW, BIOL 180 prerequisite

Instructor: Kristin Laidre (klaidre)

 

FISH 437 Fisheries Oceanography (4cr) – MWF 9:30-10:20; W 2:30-4:20

Investigate how the environment influences distributions and abundances of early life stage marine vertebrate and invertebrate species and impacts on resource management.

No pre-requisite but OCEAN 210 or familiarity with ocean circulation recommended

Instructor: John Horne (jhorne)


FISH 455 Fish and Wildlife Toxicology (3 or 5 cr) – TTh 9:30-11:20, T 1:30-4:20 (5cr course only)

NW, no prerequisites

Study the history of fish and wildlife toxicology, major classes of contaminants, current regulations, methods used to assess hazards, and contemporary contaminant-fish/wildlife issues. In the lab (5cr only), conduct research aimed at improving efficacy of pesticides and minimizing non-target effects.

Instructor: Christian Grue (cgrue)

 

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