This course introduces common freshwater and anadromous fishes that students are likely to encounter in southern coastal British Columbia. Students will learn basic fish anatomy and physiology used for identification and be introduced to field guides used to distinguish between fish species.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
- Not offered this term
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify major external and internal fish morphology used to identify freshwater and anadromous fish.
- Use dichotomous keys to identify freshwater and anadromous fish found in British Columbia.
- Identify freshwater and anadromous fish known to occur in British Columbia to species based on observed external morphology.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022
Introduction to Field Identification of Freshwater and Anadromous Fishes (XENV 1530) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
- Essential Field Skills for Environmental Professionals
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