Vertebrate zoology is the biological discipline that consists of the study of Vertebrate animals, i.e., animals with a backbone, such as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. The University of California, Berkeley has a Vertebrate Zoology section where a research was done.[1]


This subdivision of zoology has many further subdivisions, including:

These divisions are sometimes further divided into more specific specialties.


  1. ^ Star, Susan Leigh (August 1989). "Institutional Ecology, 'Translations' and Boundary Objects: Amateurs and Professionals in Berkeley's Museum of Vertebrate Zoology". Social Studies of Science. 19 (3): 387–420. doi:10.1177/030631289019003001. JSTOR 285080.

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