Marine Biology

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Detailed explanation of a Marine Biologist.

A marine biologist is somebody who works to protect ocean wild life while studying it and teaching others about it.

Why I Choose This Career.

The reason I choose this career is because I always thought of the ocean life as being cool. Also, because some marine biologist get to train dolphins and that was always a dream of mine.

Skills you need to become a Marine Biologist.

The skills you need to be a marine biologist is swimming, have a strong understanding of the ocean life, scuba diving, and a good understanding of boats. The reason you need a good understanding of boats is because you never know when you might have to steer one to get to a place in the ocean instead of swimming. Why you need to know how to swim is so you can swim with all of the beautiful creatures. Scuba diving is that so you know all of the gear and how to use it. Last but not least how can you be a marine biologist if you don't know anything about the ocean.

The education you should have to become a good marine biologist.

In order to become a good Marine Biologist it might help to have a Bachelor of Science also known as a BS Degree. The reason why you don't need a big degree is because you basically only need to now the basic stuff. Like math, science, and com arts.

The branch of science that marine biology falls under.

Most of this career falls under Life Science because almost everything in the water is living and it is made by mother nature.

What I found interesting about marine biology.

I get to work with the wildlife and I get to see really pretty ocean scenery.

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Fun Facts

  • The oceans contain 99 percent of the living space on the planet.
  • Green turtles can migrate more than 1,400 miles to lay their eggs
  • Many fish can change sex during the course of their lives. Others, especially rare deep-sea fish, have both male and female sex organs.
  • Penguins "fly" underwater at up to 25 miles per hour.
  • Life began in the seas 3.1 billion to 3.4 billion years ago. Land dwellers appeared 400 million years ago_a relatively recent point in the geologic time line.
  • A dolphin may be able to dive up to 1,000 feet.
  • The dolphin is the only mammal that gives birth with the tail first instead of the head.