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Ichthyology Lecture and Laboratory Schedule
Week
Lecture
Lab
Aug 24 Course introduction and objectives. What is a fish? Chapters 1-2 No class Monday, no lab
Aug 29-Aug 31 History and science of ichthyology. Curatorial Techniques. Chapters 1-2 Introduction to fish identifications
Sep 5-7 No class Monday (Labor Day), Basic fish anatomy and physiology Chapters 3-4 No lab this week
Sep 12-14 Basic fish anatomy and physiology Chapters 5-6 Local Field Trip, Black Creek
Sep 19-21 Biogeography of fishes Chapter 16 Fish families, Saturday 24th - depart for Northern MS
Sep 26-28 Systematics and evolution of fishes Chapter 11 Fish families
Oct 3-5 Exam 1 Fish families, Saturday the 8th - depart, second field trip
Oct 10-12 Diversity, evolutionary history and systematics of fishes Chapter 12 First Lab Practical - Fish families.
Oct 17-19 Diversity, evolutionary history and systematics of fishes Chapter 13 Collections and/or identifications, local
Oct 24-26 Diversity, evolutionary history and systematics of fishes Chapter 14 Collections and/or identifications, local
Oct 31-Nov 2 Diversity, evolutionary history and systematics of fishes Chapter 15 Collections and/or identifications, local
Nov 7-9 Exam 2 Collections and/or identifications, local
Nov 14-16 Conservation Chapter 26 Collections and/or identifications, local
Nov 21 Fisheries and Ecology, no class Wednesday, Chapter 19 Collections and/or identifications, local
Nov 28-30 Fisheries and Ecology, Chapter 20-24 Collections and/or identifications, local
Dec 5-7 Graduate Student Presentations, Synthesis. Lab Final Practical