Mar 21, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

BIO 417 - Biology of Whales

Three Credits
Spring Semester

Biology and natural history of cetaceans, emphasizing whales and dolphins of the western North Atlantic. Evolution, anatomy, behavior, field identification, the history of whaling and contemporary conservation problems. One evening each week, in Boston, plus weekend field trips.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101 , BIO 102  and two upper-level biology courses.
Marine Studies Consortium course. Students should apply through Prof. Burkholder.