Invertebrate Biodiversity on Coral Reefs

Session 1

Invertebrate Biodiversity on Coral Reefs – 4 credits

This graduate and undergraduate course takes advantage of the rich biota of the Bahamas and Florida to investigate animal organization, evolution, and biodiversity. It emphasizes comparative study of form and function, in phylogenetic and environmental contexts. Students will study living representatives of diverse animal phyla in the lab and field. About 3 weeks will be at a field station in San Salvador studying diverse reef biota, the remainder in Florida.

Instructor:Gustav Paulay | 228 Dickinson Hall |

Format:  Lectures, labs at UF field stations, field trips.

Required Text: Suggested text: TBA

Expected costs: roughly $3,400. This course fee includes: Tuition for 4 UF GPA credits, all accommodations, transportation, and meals while in San Salvador, and international health insurance.This course fee DOES NOT include: travel to and from San Salvador, additional personal travel, and optional personal expenses.

This course has a limited number of seats –apply today to ensure your spot! To apply click this link: here! 

Applications are due Monday, October 2nd, 2017 by 11:59pm