1. Introduction to the Marine Environment.
2. Plankton and Plankton Communities.
3. Oceanic Nekton.
4. Deep-Sea Biology.
5. Shallow-Water Subtidal Benthic Associations.
6. Intertidal Ecology.
8. Estuaries and Salt Marshes.
9. Tropical Communities.
10. Symbiotic Relationships.
11. Human Impact on the Sea
Dr. James Nybakken is professor of biological sciences at the Moss
Landing Marine Laboratories, a consortium operation of seven of the
California State Universities. His research interests are in the
feeding ecology of certain groups of predatory marine gastropod
molluscs. He regularly teaches three undergraduate upper division
courses, marine invertebrate zoology, marine ecology, and
microscope techniques, and two graduate courses, biology of the
mollusca and a seminar. Dr. Nybakken is a fellow of the California
Academy of Sciences and has served as an officer in five scientific
societies. He has also served as editor or peer reviewer for 11
scientific journals. He has published 32 scientific papers and is
the sole author of four books and co-author of three others. His
biography appears in seven different biographical books. His
hobbies include growing orchids, making wine, and cooking.