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Introduction and Diversity To enable the student to appreciate the theories surrounding the emergence of animal life To explain the order of the early fish groups To understand basic fish distribution with regard to marine and freshwater systems To understand speciation and its contribution to diversity To appreictae the rudimentary physical properties of water and air Evolution Appreciate modern forms of jawless fish Understand factors affecting the extinction of the Ostracoderms To understand that the Acanthodians once existed and when they existed To understand certain aspects of modern shark diversity To appreciate the existence of the the lobe finned fish To understand that swim bladder development was a major key in Ostiechthian evolution Buoyancy Control of buoyancy Fin design and buoyancy Dense substances to control buoyancy Buoyancy control and its contribution to fish diversity Apprciation of Osteichthyes, Physoclistous and some Physostomous swim bladders Understanding of swim bladder types Understanding of fish swimming deeply Appreciation of diversity of bony fish Reproduction Pheromone communication Fear Scents Anti predator communication Colouration Schooling and colouration interaction Eyespots Stripes Communication Recombination in creating diversity Fish changing sex Diversity of fish Diversity of parental care Which sex takes care of the young Fecundity Fish reproduction Migration Orientation and the electrical field Juvneile and adult habitats Amphidromy, catadromy, diadromy, anadrmy and oceonodromy Scent navigation Respiration Gill filament thickness Gill ventilation process Ram gill ventilation Anatomy of Gills Basic Anatomy and Physiology Understand Benthopelagic, Bathypelagic and and Mesopelagic Marine polar environment Notothenoid fish adaptation Bethnic zone The term endemic Habits and Ecology Basic anatomy of fish Electro reception Fish hearing Lateral line system

Introduction and Diversity To enable the student to appreciate the theories surrounding the emergence of animal life To explain the order of the early fish groups To understand basic fish distribution with regard to marine and freshwater systems To understand speciation and its contribution to diversity To appreictae the rudimentary physical properties of water and air Evolution Appreciate modern...

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