A study of the morphology, biology, ecology, behavior, and taxonomy of fishes. Strong emphasis is placed on the identification of New York’s common freshwater and estuarine fish species. Other topics include systematics, reproductive ecology, population dynamics, fisheries management, and the application of seines, trap nets, gill nets, and electroshocking fishing gear.
Prerequisite/corequiste: NATR 101 or permission of the instructor
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), spring semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Natural Science.