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Zoology II (vertebrates) Lab Description

Key Elements

Code

BIOL 247

Formation

BS Earth and life sciences

Semester

4

Credits

2

Number of Teaching Hours

0

Number of Tutoring Sessions

0

Number of Laboratory Sessions

24

Content

Objective

Content

SEANCE 1 : Ascidia: Larva, Adult; Amphioxus: External morphology, longitudinal section to identify various systems and organs. Transversal Section through the pharyngial region, 2 stages of embryonic development. SEANCE 2 : Lamprey: External morphology, Longitudinal sagittal cross section at various levels, Brain of the lamprey, Fish dissection. SEANCE 3 : Cartilaginous fish: dissection or models: external morphology, internal anatomy, Longitudinal section to recognize the different systems, Transverse section at the tail level, Heart and Brain. SEANCE 4 : Dissection of a bony fish: External morphology, Internal anatomy. SEANCE 5 : Systematic/ classification of Fish. SEANCE 6 : Dissection of a Frog: External morphology, Internal anatomy. SEANCE 7 : Dissection of reptile or a model. SEANCE 8 : Dissection of Bird: Quail or Pigeon, External morphology, Internal anatomy. SEANCE 9 : Dissection of a Mammal, External morphology, Internal anatomy. SEANCE 10 : Systematic/ classification of reptiles, birds or mammals.