Lecture 24: Nekton and Benthos 
Lecture 24: Nekton and Benthos
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

November 25, 2009

Bony Fish
Fish Body Morphology
Coloration
Counter-Shading: a type of crypsis
BENTHOS
Nutrition
Kelp Forest Ecosystems
Kelp Forest Ecosystem Dynamics
Kelp (& coral reef) geography
Coral Reef Communities
Coral Polyps
Anatomy of a coral polyp
Coral Reefs: ZOOXANTHELLAE
Geography of Coral Reefs
Geological evolution of Coral Reefs
Geology of Coral Reefs
Coral Reefs in Global Decline
Coral Reef Bleaching

Lecture Notes: Nekton and Benthos

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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