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Helps instructors to select those units and exercises fromExploring Marine Biology Laboratory and Field Exercisesthat best meet the needs of their marine biology course.
Part 1 Curriculum and selection of units: safety; conduct in the laboratory. Part 2 Resources: habitat coverage; marine aquarium; commercial sources of aquarium; commercial sources of live organisms; specific commercial sources of laboratory and field equipment. Part 3 Laboratory materials and reagents common to all units: glassware; materials and supplies; reagents. Part 4 Suggestions pertinent to individual units: TSDO; classification and identification of marine invertebrates; benthic marine invertebrates; benthic meiofauna; aquatic plants - macroalgae and sea grasses; epibiota of algae and sea grasses; photosynthetic pigments of marine macroalgae; fish morphology and diversity; internal anatomy of a bony fish; sampling the sea shore; offshore sampling.