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2019-2020 Catalog 
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BIO 211 - Estuarine Biology

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
Investigate the biology of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Study the interrelationships between the physical environment and the biodiversity observed in the many kinds of aquatic habitats found within an estuarine watershed. Learn how to sample, monitor and identify the keystone species of these habitats through field collections and laboratory evaluation. Requires one Saturday research cruise. Lab fee $60.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101  or BIO 103  or BIO 107  or permission of department chair; eligibility for  ENG 101 /ENG 101A  and eligibility for any general education math.