Biology, ecology and culture of cephalopod molluscs

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General information

This course will cover key aspects of the Cephalopod biology and ecology. The main topics will be: Form, function and biodiversity. Cephalopod reproduction, growth and life cycle. Early life stages biology, ecology and behavior. Importance of cephalopods in marine ecosystems. Their role as prey and predators. Expected adaptions to a global climatic change. Oceanic, deep-sea species and particular adaptions to the environment. Cephalopod culture. Main species cultured. Rearing techniques. Care and welfare of cephalopods under culture conditions.

Programme information: 

  • Day 1. Form, function and biodiversity. Cephalopod reproduction, growth & life cycle.
  • Day 2. Early life stages biology, ecology and behavior.
  • Day 3. Cephalopod culture.
  • Day 4. Deep-sea cephalopods and particular adaptions to the deep-sea environment. Importance of cephalopods in marine ecosystems.
Contact Person: Francisco José Machín Jiménez (info@barcelona-ocean.com)

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Venue

Venue: Institute of Marine Sciences
Barcelona, Spain

The Institute of Marine Sciences is located in Barcelona’s Villa Olimpica District between the Hospital del Mar and the Olympic Towers. 
Institut de Ciències del Mar
Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49
Barcelona

Application


Cost:

Full price of this course is 275€. A reduced registration fee of 225€ is applied for early registrations (20 days before the opening of the course).


Prerequisites:

Background on marine biology.


Application Procedure:

Use the ADD TO CARD button on the course's website to book a place and make your payment.


Regulations:

Students attending to at least 80% of the classes will receive a certificate confirming their participation in the course, signed by the Barcelona Ocean responsible person and by the Lecturer of the course.

Qualification

Academic level: Master, PhD, Lifelong Learning
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