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Field Courses

Typically, two courses are offered during summer: 

Limnology of Amazonia 

  • Biological, chemical, and physical features of the waterways in the Peruvian Amazon

  • Applications must be received by: TBD 

Tropical Fish Biology 

  • Introduction to behavior, ecology, and taxonomy of fishes in the Peruvian Amazon

  • Applications must be received by: TBD

Courses will be open to all students and will be taught in English, regardless of education level or age and will have both classroom and field components. Students will have a chance to sample from three different river systems in the Iquitos region (Rio Amazon, Rio Itaya, and Rio Nanay​).


One Course $1250.00

Two Courses $2500.00


  • *All inclusive: room (double/triple occupancy with A/C, bathroom and internet, hot and cold running water), washer and dryer, 3 prepared meals a day, boat fees, etc. 

  • *Cancellations occurring greater than 45 days prior to the class will receive a full refund. *Cancellations occurring between 45 – 30 days will receive a 50% refund. 

  • *Cancellations occurring less than 30 days will not be refunded 

  • A $25 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds.


Not included: Airfare


All courses will be taught at the Amazon Research Center for Ornamental Fishes in Iquitos, Peru.

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