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300116 UE Evolutionary Ecology of Fish (2019S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 15 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The course is always on Wednesdays from 10:15 am to 11:45 am in room 2B311 (Seminar Room Palaeontology, UZA2). First lecture is on March 6, 2019.
The seminar will be held in 'Übungsraum 3' (UZAI) from March 20, 2019 onwards.

Wednesday 20.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 27.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 03.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 10.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 08.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 15.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 22.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 29.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 05.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 12.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 19.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG
Wednesday 26.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.012 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The evolutionary ecology of fish combines two distinct scientific disciplines (evolutionary and ecology) to analyse the relationships between fish and their habitat (e.g., which abiotic and biotic factors determine distribution and abundance patterns) in a historical context.

06.03.2019: Introduction to evolutionary ecology
13.03.2019: Aquatic evolution and origins
20.03.2019: Locomotion, shape, and function
27.03.2019: Prey capture and feeding
03.04.2019: Trophic interactions: past and present
10.04.2019: Life History Traits
17.04.2019: Easter Holidays
24.04.2019: Easter Holidays
01.05.2019: Labour Day
08.05.2019: Climate and extinctions
15.05.2019: Migration and diadromy
22.05.2019: Life in the deep
29.05.2019: Life in the cold
05.06.2019: Evolutionary ecology of coral fishes
12.06.2019: Evolution and distribution of Mediterranean fishes
19.06.2019: The anthropogenic Impact: Fisheries and fish farming
26.06.2019: Final exam

Assessment and permitted materials

Final examionation will be in written form as single choice test.
1. Exam date: 26/06/2019
2. Exam date:
3. Exam date:

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The assessment of successful participation is based on the written exam. At least 60% of the points have to be achieved for successful participation.

Examination topics

The content of the lectures forms the basis for the final exam.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

WZB, M-WZB

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