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Biology of Coral Reefs
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
Sale, P.F., The ecology of fishes on coral reefs
Hixon, M.A., Population dynamics of coral-reef fishes
Doherty, P.J., and T. Fowler, A ... test of recruitment limitation in a coral reef fish
Caley, M.J., Age-specific mortality rates in reef fishes
Leis, J.M. and B.M. Carson-Ewart, Complex behaviour by coral-reef fish larvae
McCormick, M.I., Condition and growth of reef fish at settlement
See instructor for complete list
Grading is based upon participation, performance in the field work and data analysis, and formal reports. A write-up of the project is required from each student by the end of the exam period.
Lab Reports - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 50%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
EEB 321 and enrollment in the EEB Spring semester in tropical biology taught in Panama..