199.212 Vertebrate Zoology (15 credits)

The basic chordate structural plan is compared to the structure of cephalochordates and vertebrates. The evolution, form and function of some major organs and organ systems are examined. Special features of fishes, amphibia, reptiles, birds and mammals are highlighted. The geological timescale, zoogeography, physiology, ecology, local examples and aspects of conservation are discussed. Practical work is important.

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  • Prerequisite(s): 199.101. At least 45 credits from 100 level. At least 90 credits from 100 level for Bachelor of Science.

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

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