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2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BIO 109A - Tropical Marine Biology

Summer Sessions I & II
A field course covering the ecology of the coral reef and tropical shores. Lectures and field work on the taxonomy, physiology, behavior of Caribbean fishes, invertebrates and algae. Twelve day program held at Hofstra’s own laboratory in Jamaica. Students participate in sediment and water quality surveys, snorkel on coral reefs, and explore a cave and tropical terrestrial habitats including rocky shores and mangrove swamps. (Equivalent to 2 hours lecture/recitation and 3 hours laboratory.)

Prerequisites & Notes
BIO 14 and permission of instructor.

Credits: 3 s.h.

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