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 2022:

Section ID:BIOSM 1640 801-FLD
Number:1612
Program:Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory
Session:Summer Extra-session
Class dates:August 1-8, 2022
Final exam/project due:Monday August 08, 8 AM - 8 PM / TBA (see Final exams)
Time / room:MTWRFSU 8 AM - 8 PM / TBA
Mode of instruction:In person
Credit:1
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Stoehr, A.
Max. enroll:20
Restrictions:Intended for high school students only.
To enroll:

This class requires an application or instructor consent to enroll.

This class is only open to students who have applied for the Shoals Marine Lab program.

Summer 2022:

Section ID:BIOSM 1640 803-FLD
Number:1646
Program:Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory
Session:Summer Extra-session
Class dates:August 8-15, 2022
Final exam/project due:Monday August 15, 8 AM - 8 PM / TBA (see Final exams)
Time / room:MTWRFSU 8 AM - 8 PM / TBA
Mode of instruction:In person
Credit:1
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Stoehr, A.
Max. enroll:20
To enroll:

This class requires an application or instructor consent to enroll.

The BIOSM 1640 802-FLD section of this course has been cancelled.