Description: Lecture, five hours; laboratory and fieldwork, 15 hours. Requisites: Chemistry 14A, 14B, and 14BL, or 20A, 20B, 20L, and 30AL, Life Sciences 1, 3, and 23L, or 7A, 7B, and 23L. Highly recommended: course 111. Five-week intensive course offered only as part of Marine Biology Quarter. Survey of higher vertebrates living in marine habitats, including estuarine amphibians, marine reptiles, seabirds, and marine mammals. Laboratory emphasizes observational and experimental approaches to study of morphology, systematics, ecology, and behavior of local marine birds and mammals. Given off campus at marine science center. Letter grading.