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Advanced Undergraduate Course

Advanced Undergraduate Course

CMOB 5006. SEAFOOD PROCESSING (II)
(Ondemand). Four credit hours. Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week.
Techniques for processing seafood products and their effects on quality and consumer acceptance.

CMOB 5007. FUNDAMENTALS OF AQUACULTURE.
Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.
The culture of animals and plants in fresh, brackish, or saline water. Field trips required.

CMOB 5015. FISHERIES BIOLOGY (I, II).
Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.
A study of the principles and methods of fisheries investigation with emphasis on the fisheries of North America and the Caribbean. Field trips.

CMOB 5016. PHYCOLOGY (I, II). Three credit hours. Two hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week.
Fundamental study of algae in general, with reference to the main groups: Chlorophyta, Xantophyta, Cyanophyta, Phaeophyta, Rhodophyta. Study of biology, life histories, morphogenesis, ecology, evolution, taxonomy, and commercial or industrial uses of algae, and their importance in the bio-economics of the sea and other bodies of water. Intensive use will be made of audiovisual techniques, the herbarium, the laboratory, and field trips.

CMOB 5017. MARINE ECOLOGY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
Five credit hours. Three hours of lecture and two three-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.
Description of the marine environment and familiarization with the major tropical marine communities; data-gathering and biological sampling techniques; human impact on the marine environment from the standpoint of pollution, exploitation, protection, and regulation; jurisprudence in major litigation involving marine resources; management practices.

CMOB 5018. MARINE ECOLOGY.
Six credit hours. Ten hours of lecture and eighteen hours of laboratory per week during six weeks in the summer.
A study of marine communities and their environment, with special consideration of ecosystems in the sea.

CMOB 5035. ENDANGERED MARINE VERTEBRATES.
Two credit hours. Two threehour periods of practice per week.
Biology, diseases, autopsy, and care of protected and endangered marine vertebrates. Field trips are required.

CMOB 5087. AQUACULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT.
Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.
Impact of aquaculture on the environment and the mitigation of its effects. Field trips required.