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Syllabus FISH FAUNA OF ISRAEL - 72646
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Last update 29-12-2015
HU Credits: 4.5

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: life sciences

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: E. Safra

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Daniel Golani

Coordinator Email: dgolani@cc.huji.ac.il

Coordinator Office Hours: By appointment

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Daniel Golani
Mr. David Shohami

Course/Module description:
The course covers the following topics: anatomy and physiology, evolution and adaptations to habitats; zoogeography; feeding habits in fish; growth in fish; spawning and life history strategy and _ population dynamics. Study of three fish faunas of Israel's fresh water, the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea

Course/Module aims:
To obtain knowledge of general Ichthyology with an emphasis on fishes of Israel

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. To analyze processes of zoogeography and dynamics of fish populations; 2. to identify the fish of Israel 3. to evaluate human impact on the marine environment

Attendance requirements(%):
Required for labs and field trip; not required for lectures

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Lecture and Laboratory

Course/Module Content:
The course covers the following topics: anatomy and physiology, evolution and adaptations to habitats; zoogeography; feeding habits in fish; growth in fish; spawning and life history strategy and _ population dynamics. Study of three fish faunas of Israel's fresh water, the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea

Required Reading:
To be determined every year during the course

Additional Reading Material:
To be determined every year during the course

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 65 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 15 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 20 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
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Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
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