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BI 143 - Marine Biology

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 4

Investigates a variety of marine ecosystems, including rocky intertidal, estuaries, beaches, coastal waters of the continental shelf (neritic), the open ocean, deep ocean, hydrothermal vents and other marine environments. Evaluates marine life found along Oregon’s coastal environments and the adaptations to a marine existence; particular emphasis on the biology, ecology, physiology, and morphology of marine plants and animals.

Prerequisite: Placement into WR 115  (or higher), or completion of WR 090  (or higher) with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.