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2019-2020 University of Maine at Machias Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University of Maine at Machias Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 227 - Invertebrate Zoology


This course is a survey of the great diversity of free-living and parasitic organisms without backbones.  While terrestrial and aquatic groups are studied, marine organisms and their planktonic stages are emphasized.  The anatomy, systematics, and biology of invertebrates are studied through lectures, collections, dissections, microscopy, and videotape.  Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours. 

Prerequisites: BIO 117 and BIO 118 and sophomore standing or higher, or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered Every Spring

Credits: 4