LIFE CYCLES

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LIFE CYCLES
Teaching
LIFE CYCLES
Subject area
BIO/05
Degree course
COASTAL AND MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY
Course type
Laurea Magistrale
Credits
5.0
Teaching hours
Ore Attività frontale: 44.0
Academic year
2018/2019
Year taught
2018/2019
Course year
1
Language
INGLESE
Subject matter
PERCORSO COMUNE
Professor
GIANGRANDE Adriana

Course description

Description of complex life cycle in Marine invertebrates

Larval diversity in: Basal metazoa, Bilaterian: Protostome Lophotrocozoa and Ecdisozoa; Deuterostome

Case of study: molluscs, polychaetes echinoderms

Importance of egg size and covariability of traits in marine invertebrates

integrating functions in the evolution of life cycle

phylogenetic constraits

Meaning of the developmental diversity

Evolutionary and ecological aspects

More on larval dispersal

life history theories

Importance of life cycle knowledge in ecological studies

Description of settlement and recruitment,  population and community dynamics

Supply side ecology and connectivities

Bio-physical models

Some examples

Semester
Primo Semestre (dal 08/10/2018 al 25/01/2019)

Exam type

Type of assessment

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

Parent teaching
LIFE CYCLES, DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION (LM51)

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