199.317 Animal Biodiversity (15 credits)

An exploration of the origins and maintenance of biodiversity using evolutionary and ecological theory, with an emphasis on New Zealand's unique fauna. Factors that determine the distribution and abundance of genetic variation in natural systems, methods of describing this variation (systematics, phylogeography), and ecological processes that maintain this variation are examined. Evolutionary patterns and processes are studied.

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  • Prerequisite(s): 1 of 196.207, 196.217. At least 45 credits from 200 level.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2017 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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