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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVSCI 391 - Biology of Whales

3 Credit(s) | Lecture |
Course can be counted for credit once

This course provides a comprehensive review of the biology, ecology, and management of cetaceans. a thorough grounding in cetology and populations biology will prepare students to understand conservation problems presented as case histories. Students will also complete an independent research paper on a topic related to cetacean conservation. Hands–on activities may include the dissection of a small cetacean and a shore–based whale watch in Massachusetts Bay.

Enrollment Requirements: