Deep-Sea Biology

Course Number: 
SIO 277
Course Description: 
The ecology, zoogeography, taxonomy, and evolution of deep-sea organisms, with emphasis on the benthos. Course includes one day cruise to the San Diego Trough to examine deep sea organisms (700–1200 meters) (two-hour steam from Point Loma). Offered alternate years.
Prerequisites: 
graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4