MARINE STUDIES II – Distance learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  17/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

There are 10 lessons and 10 Assignments; as follows: 1. Introduction and Simple Organisms • Terminology • Classification or Taxonomy • Simple and microscopic organisms • Types of protazoans • Ciliates • Flagellates • Algae • Bacteria • Plankton • Sponges 2. Marine Plants • Terminology • Overview of seaweeds • Chlorophyta (Green Algae) • Phaeophyta (Brown Algae) • Rhodophyta (Red algae) • Marine fungi • Marine flowering plants: sea grasses, mangroves, salt marsh plants 3. Cnidarians & Worms: • Terminology • Anemones • Jellyfish • Crustaceans • Worms: flatworms, ribbon worms, round worms • Segmented worms. peanut worms, giant tube worms 4. Arthropods • Introduction • Characteristics • Prawns and shrimps • Deep water prawns in the atlantic • The common prawn (Palaemon serratus) • Giant red shrimp • Pink prawn • Shallow water prawns • Indian white prawn • Tiger prawn • Kuruma shrimp • Green tiger prawn • Peneaeus notialis and others • Barnacles • Crabs • True crabs • Hermit crabs 5. Molluscs • Introduction and classification • Characteristics • Gastropods • Whelk • Bivalves • Mussels and oysters • Cocles • Green lipped mussels, common mussel, mediterranean mussel, and others • Pacific oyster, European flat oyster, Olympia oyster • Nudibranchs (open gilled sea slugs) • Cephalapods • Octopuses • Biology of the octopus • Cuttlefish • Squid: classification and biology • Oegopsida squid and other squid • Chitons 6. Echinoderms: • Terminology • Characteristics of Echinoderms • Starfish • Sea Urchins • Sea Cucumbers 7. Non Bony Fishes: • Lampreys • Hagfishes • Sharks • Rays 8. Bony Fishes I • Introduction • Terminology • Structure and biological characteristics • Classification 9. Bony Fishes II • Families within Oesteichyes • Mesopelagic fish: distribution, life historyand ecology • Clupeoids (eg. sardine, herring) • Tunas: types, life history, feeding, predators • Mackerels • Bill Fish (Marlins, spear fish, sail fish) 10. Marine Mammals and Higher Animals • Marine reptiles: sea snakes, sea turtles, crocadylians • Pinnipeds (seals walruses, Seal lions • Dugongs and Manatees • Whales and Dolphins • Sea birds Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Environmental/MARINE-STUDIES-II-BEN203--489.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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