Alison Murray, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences


Professor, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences
(780) 492-9244
Z1007 Bio Science - D.M. Ross Zoology Tower
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9



Systematics of fossil and Recent teleost fishes, including phylogenetic studies using osteological characters. Current projects include marine Cretaceous fishes from North America and freshwater fishes from the Tertiary of Africa and Asia.


ZOOL 224 - Vertebrate Diversity

A comparative survey of vertebrates, focusing on their morphology, classification, and phylogeny. Prerequisite: BIOL 108 or SCI 100.

ZOOL 405 - Biology of Fishes

A survey of fish diversity focussing on the morphology, systematics, behavior, and ecology of the major groups. Laboratories feature extensive use of departmental collections, with an emphasis on Alberta species. Prerequisites: ZOOL 325 or both ZOOL 224 and a 300-level Biological Sciences course. Offered in alternate years.

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