Marine Biologist

Marine Biologists study the anatomy, physiology, functions, characteristics, behaviour and environments of all forms of life living in the sea and connected water bodies.
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    Overview

    Marine Biologists study the anatomy, physiology, functions, characteristics, behaviour and environments of all forms of life living in the sea and connected water bodies.

    Day-to-day

    • plans and undertakes experiments to study, measure and understand marine animals and plants
    • investigates the interrelationships between animals in their natural surroundings, in captivity and in laboratories.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Marine Biologist

    • You need a bachelor degree in science majoring in marine biology, marine science or a related field to work as a Marine Biologist. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

      Find a Bachelor in Science or Marine Biology