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Marine Biology

Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms in the sea. Given that in biology many phyla, families and genera have some species that live in the sea and others that live on land, marine biology classifies species based on the environment rather than on taxonomy.

Career Option

  • - Fisheries Biologist - Fisheries Extension Officer (AEO) - Fisheries Officer - Fishery Manager - Fishery technician - Fishery Observer - Assistant Fisheries Development Officer (AFDO) - District Fisheries Development Officer (DFDO)

Top Colleges In India

  • Pondicherry University Portblair Campus - Department of Coastal Disaster Management, Port Blair Marine Biology Brookshabad Campus, Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) - 744 112 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Contact No- 0836 244 8600 Website-
  • Karnatak University, Dharwad Pavate Nagar, Dharwad (Dharwad Dist.) - 580003 Karnataka Website-

Courses to be pursued

  • - Marine biology - M.Sc in Marine biology - PhD in Marin biology

Working Condition

Marine biologists: usually work regular business hours, but may also work longer hours when doing fieldwork. Work in offices and laboratories, but may also work on boats, at sea, or in isolated coastal areas in all weather conditions.

Personal Skill

  • - Analytical and problem-solving ability - Must have an inquiring mind
  • and enthusiasm for work - Strong organizational and computer skills - Ability to conduct Research - Attention to detail and excellent observation skills - Good written communication skills - Ability to work as part of a team

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum qualification 10+ 2 with science background
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