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November 15, 2016

Upper-Level Fisheries Courses for Winter Quarter

FISH 464 Arctic Marine Vertebrate Ecology (4cr) – TTh 11:30-12:50, Th 1:30-2:50 or 3:00-4:20

Learn how Arctic marine ecosystems are structured and function, explore adaptations and challenges of upper-level Arctic marine predators, and find out how species and populations are affected by changes in the Arctic.
NW, BIOL 180 prerequisite

Instructor: Kristin Laidre (

FISH 437 Fisheries Oceanography (4cr) – MWF 9:30-10:20; W 2:30-4:20
Investigate how the environment influences distributions and abundances of early life stage marine vertebrate and invertebrate species and impacts on resource management.
No pre-requisite but OCEAN 210 or familiarity with ocean circulation recommended
Instructor: John Horne (
FISH 455 Fish and Wildlife Toxicology (3 or 5 cr) – TTh 9:30-11:20, T 1:30-4:20 (5cr course only)

NW, no prerequisites
Study the history of fish and wildlife toxicology, major classes of contaminants, current regulations, methods used to assess hazards, and contemporary contaminant-fish/wildlife issues. In the lab (5cr only), conduct research aimed at improving efficacy of pesticides and minimizing non-target effects.

Instructor: Christian Grue (