What does a Marine Biologist do?
How does Marine Biology relate to the environment?
What education do you need to be a Marine Biologist?
What is the salary of a Marine Biologist?
What are the advantages of being a Marine Biologist?
What are the disadvantages?
Interestng Facts about Marine Biologists
Facts about Marine Biologist's Job
~It is easier to become a basketball player than to train dolphins or study whales.
~Marine Biologist don't just study the oceans, they study fresh water animals, too.
~Only 10% of the worlds oceans have been studied.
~There are more than 230,000 types of animals in the ocean
This is a dolphin trainer with her dolphins.
These are Marine Biologists studying a reef.
This is a Sea World trainer in a performance.
Facts about animals they study
~A Blue Whales tongue is big enough for 50 people to stand on.
~Starfish are actually not fish and there are 1,800 species.
~Green Turtles can stay above water for 5 hours and can slow it's heartbeat to 1 beat every 9 minutes.
~Jellyfish have no brain or nervous system and it's mouth is used for eating and removing waste.
~The sailfish can swim up to 68 mph.
~Electric eels can shock predators with up to 600 volts.
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