Marine Mammal Biology
This upper-level course covers the biological ecology of marine mammals (Pinnipeds, Cetaceans, Sirenians), with emphasis on applied population ecology, and conservation issues. Topics include adaptations to marine environments, effects of human exploitation, case studies of population recovery, and multispecies interactions. Many topics make use of mathematical equations.
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = BIOL 252 or 254 and BIOL 290 and MATH 130