Description: Introduction to fish ecology, with particular emphasis on the identification and ecology of California's inland fishes. This course will expose students to the diversity of fishes found in California, emphasizing the physical (e.g., temperature, flow), biotic (e.g., predation, competition), and human-related (e.g., dams, fisheries) factors that affect the distribution, diversity, and abundance of these fishes.
Prerequisites: Introductory course in biological science; upper division or graduate standing.
Restricted To: Majority of seats are reserved for IB majors during Phase I; 3+ Terms in Attendance during Phase II.
Expected Enrollment: 30