Vertebrate Zoology Laboratory
Laboratory complement of vertebrate zoology, involving specimen investigations, anatomical examination, and live observations when feasible.
- Describe distinctive structures of chordate and vertebrate taxa.
- Identify vertebrates to the correct taxonomic class, and important orders and families within these classes.
- Observe and record the morphology and behavior of vertebrates.
- Identify structures in vertebrate specimens, including locomotive, skeletal, feeding/digestive, excretory, respiratory, sensory, and reproductive.
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