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300231 VO Behavioural biology of aquatic vertebrates (2021S)

fishes and whales

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie



Language: German



Die Vorlesung findet freitags von 10:15 bis 12:00 Uhr in Moodle statt.
Beginn: 5. März 2021.
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Aims, contents and method of the course

The lectures on behavioural biology will start with fishes, followed in May by whales and dolphins. In the beginning the role of different communication channels (optic, acoustic, vibratory, electric, olfactory) in the behaviour of each animal group will be discussed. This will be followed by a review of key topics in behavioural ecology (foraging, competition, mating, parental care, migration).

Assessment and permitted materials

Exams are written and the first is scheduled for the end of June.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

6 Fragen zu je 10 Punkten, die in ganzen Sätzen zu beantworten sind.
Note 1: 60 - 56 Punkte
Note 2: 55 - 47 Punkte
Note 3: 46 - 38 Punkte
Note 4: 37 - 30 Punkte
Note 5: 29 - 0 Punkte

Examination topics


Reading list

Drei PowerPoint-Präsentationen und Videos werden von April bis Mitte Juni auf der e-Learning-Plattform Moodle als Lernunterlagen zur Verfügung stehen.

Association in the course directory

MVN W-5, WZB, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04

Last modified: Tu 04.05.2021 14:09