4sem. hrs.(3:3)The study of fish encompassing species diversity, natural history, and evolutionary and ecological relationships of fishes. This course will consist of four major parts: (1) Evolution, (2) Systematics, (3) Biology, and (4) Ecology of fish. Laboratory identification of marine and freshwater fishes from the University archives and collected during field excursions. Corequisite: Safety training given in SMTE 0091 - Biological Laboratory Safety Seminar is required for continued participation in this course. Offered fall semester every year.