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SLE144 - Aquatic Life

Enrolment modes:

Not offered from 2015

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQB142, SQB144

Unit chair:

Ty Matthews





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes per week, equivalent of 5 x 3 hour practicals or fieldwork per trimester

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit provides an introduction to the form and function of animals and plants in marine and freshwater environments. Classes and practical exercises are designed to help students develop an understanding of the basic structure of plants and animals and how these organisms adapt to the constantly changing marine, freshwater and estuarine environments.


Two class tests (30% each) 60%, one practical report 40%

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