BIOL 353 - Marine Mammalogy4 hours Study of the distribution, feeding habits, behavior, and classification of marine mammals. Published research studies of the physiology and reproduction of marine mammals will also be reviewed. Students will observe natural behaviors of the animals, study methods of enriching the aquarium environment, and conduct behavioral research. This course is taught at the John G. Shedd Aquarium. Lecture and fieldwork.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 111 and BIOL 112