The main objective of this course is to give a complete overview of the main groups of marine animals, of the conservation of marine fauna and the problems related to this environment. The course also aims to provide the students the ability to assess the status of conservation of a particular species/population.
- Conservation of biodiversity in the sea.
- Evolution of biodiversity in the sea.
- Importance of taxonomic studies in marine zoology.
- Anthropogenic impact on marine fauna and its protection.
- Non-native species, "biological invasion".
- Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
- Sistematics of the main groups of marine animals.
- Practice in the Laboratory of Genetics.
- Lecture notes and other materials in electronic format provided by the teacher
- Cognetti G., Sarà M. & G. Magazzù, 1999. Biologia Marina. Calderini Ed., Bologna.
- Riedl R., 1991. Fauna e Flora del Mediterraneo. Franco Muzzio editore, Padova.
Power point support.
Via Muroni 25 - Sassari
Tel. 079 228924;
Fax 079 228665;
Readiness to offer individual assistance in a foreign language to incoming students (English): YES
Availability of supporting material and bibliographic references also in a foreign language (English): YES
Readiness to accept examination of incoming students also in a foreign language (English): YES