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Marine Biology Learning Center
These overviews of selected topics are like mini-courses. Ichthyology includes fish form and anatomy, taxonomy, swimming, senses, reproduction, with good illustrations. Coral reef fish ecology covers fish identification, roles of competition and predation. Ecology unit offers definitions, describes energy transfer, materials cycling, niches, species diversity. Coral reef covers coral biology, anatomy, and bleaching. Mangroves unit offers species profiles and habitat descriptions. Oceanography lesson presents seawater properties and chemistry and ocean circulation. Scientific references for some.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-1049
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Odyssey Expeditions
Marine Biology Learning Center