Marine Conservation Category

Careers in scientific study of marine life

A list of the careers categorized as those where people research marine life for scientific exploration and advancement.

The list includes careers where people:

  • Research marine life
  • Research conditions in which marine life occur
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Minimum Entry Level: College Diploma

Animal Species: Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks

A Field Assistant accompanies researchers or scientists to assist them in various tasks, such as in collecting samples and recording data.

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Mammals, Fish, Reptiles, Crustaceans, Mollusks

A Biological Oceanographer studies the oceans and how they impact the biological organisms that are dependent on the oceans

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Crustaceans

A Carcinologist is a scientist who studies and works specifically with the different types of freshwater and saltwater crustaceans, such as crabs, lobsters, shrimps, crayfish and krill.

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: fish, mammals (dolphins, whales etc), crustaceans, mollusks and reptiles (sea turtles)

A fisheries observer is a specialist who serves on board commercial fishing vessels, or in fish processing factories to monitor primary occurrences for analysis

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Fish

An Ichthyologist is a scientist who studies and works specifically with the different types of freshwater and saltwater fish.

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Mollusks

A Malacologist is a scientist who studies and works specifically with the different types of mollusks, such as snails, slugs, clams, squid and octopus.

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Wildlife

A marine biologist observes and studies animals and plants in the ocean with a focus on field work, academic research, laboratory work, consulting, charity, outreach or policy making.

The animals they work with include fish, marine mammals (dolphins, whales etc), crustaceans and mollusks and reptiles (sea turtles).

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Wildlife

A marine ecologist studies the relationship between marine animals and plants and the Environment they occur in.

The animals they work with include fish, marine mammals (dolphins, whales etc), crustaceans, mollusks and reptiles (sea turtles).

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: fish, mammals (dolphins, whales etc), crustaceans, mollusks and reptiles (sea turtles)

A Protected Species Observer monitors protected marine species where companies are active to determine the potential impacts on those protected species.

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: All Sspecies

A taxonomist is a scientist who gathers, studies, classifies and scientifically names plants, animals and natural elements.

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Minimum Entry Level: College Diploma

Animal Species: Wildlife

A wildlife technician performs specialised scientific tasks such as collecting biological samples to assist conservationists and biologists with wildlife research.

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks

A Zoologist is a general scientist who studies and works with all of the wildlife species.

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Please let us know if there are any additional Careers that we can add to this specific sub-category

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