BIOL 4212

Systematics and Biogeography of Fishes

(Lab Required) (Formerly ZOOL 4220, 022.422) A study of the evolutionary history, interrelationships and distribution patterns of the fish-like vertebrates. Laboratories will cover the identification of the major groups of fish-like vertebrates. Not to be held with the former 022.418 or 022.467. Prerequisite: BIOL 2210 (ZOOL 2320, 022.232) (C) or BIOL 2231 (ZOOL 2501, 022.250) (C); or consent of department.

Winter 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Margaret Docker
    CRN: 56085
    Lecture Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 2: 9:30 AM–10:20 AM, M.W.F.
    Laboratory Location: W240 Duff Roblin
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, Tu.

Important Date

April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.