ZOOL 105: Hawaiian Use of Fish and Aquatic Invertebrates (3 credits)
A study of fish and aquatic invertebrates used traditionally by Native Hawaiians. This class will examine the role of fish and aquatic invertebrates in Hawaiian culture and resource utilization and management. (3 hours lecture)
Recommended Preparation: High school biology.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- describe the origin of Hawaiian aquatic fauna in relationship to the geologic history of the Islands, human introductions and the environments in which they occur.
- identify (common names, scientific names, and Hawaiian names) the fish and aquatic invertebrates used in old Hawai'i and recent times and the roles these species played in Hawaiian culture and resource utilization.
- describe the various methods whereby aquatic animals were acquired, cultured, and managed.
Degrees and Certificates
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- Summer 2015 - MTWR, 10:00am to 11:35am, Hale ‘Imiloa 111, TBA - CRN: 64081