Sep 19, 2018  
2014-2015 HillBook (Class of 2018) 
    
2014-2015 HillBook (Class of 2018) [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. (Marine Studies Consortium course. Limited space. Apply through Prof. Tyrrell.)

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101 , BIO 102  and two upper-level biology courses.