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199.212 Vertebrate Zoology (15 credits)

The basic chordate structural plan is compared to the structure of cephalochordates and vertebrates. The evolution, form and function of some major organs and organ systems are examined. Special features of fishes, amphibia, reptiles, birds and mammals are highlighted. The geological timescale, zoogeography, physiology, ecology, local examples and aspects of conservation are discussed. Practical work is important.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 196.101 and (199.101 or 199.103)
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2020 Semester Two full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2020 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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