2020 Courses

  • Winter Session 2020 course rosters will be available in late September.
  • Summer Session 2020 course rosters will be available in November.

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 2019:

Section ID:BIOSM 1640 801-FLD
Program:Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory
Class dates:August 12-19, 2019
Days/times:MTWRFSU 8:15 AM - 9 PM
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Jordan, L. (lkj3)
Stoehr, A.
Max. enroll:20
Notes:Intended for high school students.

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