Lecture 23: Ostracods, Copepod, Picoplankton, Migrating Plankton, Multicellular life, Origin of Animals, Nekton 
Lecture 23: Ostracods, Copepod, Picoplankton, Migrating Plankton, Multicellular life, Origin of Animals, Nekton by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

November 23, 2009

Ostracods
Copepod
Copepod feeding motion
Reconstructed feeding currents
Picoplankton
Diurnal Migrating Plankton
Polar Seasonal Vertical Migration
Planktonic Patchiness
Multicellular life
Origin of Animals
What kinds of Animals exist?
Nekton
Cephalopods
Fish
Jawless Fish (Class Agnatha)
Sharks and Rays
Sand Tiger Shark
Shark Attacks

Bony Fish
Fish Body Morphology
Coloration
Counter-Shading: a type of crypsis
Benthos
Habitats
Nutrition

Lecture Notes: Lecture 23: Plankton 2 and Nekton

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

Prerequisites
•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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