Marine Biologist: Studies plants and animals living in water and environmental conditions affecting them. Establishes, categorizes, and maintains many types of marine life. Analyzes salinity, temperature, acidity, light, oxygen content, and other physical conditions of water to determine their relationship to aquatic life. Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Investigates the effects of pollution on aquatic life. Examines various types of water life, such as plankton, worms, clams, mussels, and snails. Oversees programs to detect differences and trends in aquatic communities. May specialize in study of salt water aquatic life or fresh water aquatic life. May specialize in culture, breeding, and raising of aquatic life, such as shrimp, lobsters, clams, oysters, or fish, and commercial fish farm operations. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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