May 18, 2024  
CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog 
    
CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog

OCN 420 - Marine Biological Invasions


Class Hours: 3 Units: 3
Prerequisite(s): OCN 100
The biology, evolution, and ecological impacts of aquatic introduced species on the marine environment. Emphasis on marine invertebrates. Discussion of strategies for prevention, detection, and management of impacts to human systems as well as the role of climate change on biotic homogenization of marine systems.