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BIOL 434. Freshwater Invertebrate Zoology

Credits: 4
Department: Biology
Description: Natural history, collection, and classification of local species of freshwater invertebrates, exclusive of planktonic forms and Protozoa.
Prerequisites: BIOL 308, BIOL 312
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. List the major freshwater invertebrate phyla and classes, and compare evolutionary relationships among these taxonomic groups.
2. Use standard taxonomic manuals to identify common taxa of freshwater invertebrates.
3. Use appropriate collecting and preparation procedures to construct and categorize a collection of local freshwater invertebrates.

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