2020 Courses

  • Summer Session 2020 courses will be added throughout the winter.

Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Our main objective is to discover the current state of knowledge of elasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) biology and explore areas for future research and conservation initiatives. This includes separating fact from fiction, analyzing various types of media including peer reviewed scientific literature, and exploring experimental methods in both laboratory and field settings for studying sharks, rays, and other marine life.

Outcome 1: Demonstrate knowledge of elasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) biology.

Outcome 2: Identify future research questions for elasmobranchs.

Outcome 3: Identify appropriate elasmobranch conservation initiatives.


Summer 2020:

Section ID:BIOSM 1640 801-FLD
Program:Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory
Class dates:August 10-15, 2020
Due date:Saturday August 15, 8 AM - 9 PM / Other, Off-Campus (see Final exams)
Time / room:MTWRFSU 8 AM - 9 PM / Other, Off-Campus
Grade:Student option
Max. enroll:20
Notes:Intended for high school students.
To enroll:See Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory for enrollment information.

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