Animals and Fisheries Science is a multidisciplinary science that draws on the disciplines of aquatic culture which includes breeding, genetics, biotechnology, nutrition, farming, diagnosis of diseases in fishes and their medical treatments along with various other marine life activities.
An animal and fisheries scientist job is to ensure agricultural productivity and food safety. Most scientists work in research universities, private industry, or for the federal government. They work in offices, laboratories, and the field. Those working for processing of plants might have to work in unpleasant conditions.
Ray Hilborn who is a marine biologist and fisheries scientist is known for his contribution on conservation and natural resource management in fisheries. Currently, he is the professor of aquatic and fisheries science in University of Washington. His majors are natural resource management, fisheries stock management and risk analysis etc.
Ransom A. Myers was a world famous American marine biologists who is still known for his warnings about the worldwide overfishing of the fish stocks in oceans of the Atlantic cod, and bluefin tuna. He researched over the extinction of shark populations and made media focus on threatened shark species.
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