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Biological Oceanographer

Study of marine plants and animals, their development and relationships within the marine ecosystem.

Alternative Titles

  • Marine Scientist
  • Fisheries Scientist


  • Develop ecologically sustainable seafood industries
  • Study biological and ecosystem responses to pollution
  • Develop marine biotechnology for production of new industrial and biomedical products

Personal Requirements

  • communication skills
  • observational skills
  • enjoy science
  • problem solving skills
  • analytical skills
  • enjoy research
  • ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • tolerance to motion sickness and working in cramped conditions
  • Scuba certification