Aquatic scientist

Aquatic science is the study of the planet’s oceanic and freshwater environments.  

Aquatic scientists use comparative studies, long-term data, models, and theory to address a multitude of questions concerning water

Career Details

 In this career, you study marine wildlife, aquatic ecosystems, water chemistry, and more. 

This kind of work is best suited for those individuals who love the natural environment. Aquatic scientists often work with interdisciplinary groups. For example, Aquatic scientists would collaborate with chemists to have a better understanding of how chemicals would affect sea life. 

Skills required for this career:
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Great communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
Study options:
  • B.Sc. Marine Biology
  • B.Sc. Life Science 
  • Diploma Marine Science
  • M.Sc. Aquatic Health
  • B.Sc. Zoology
  • B.Sc. Ecology
  • Colleges and universities
  • Government agencies 
  • Museums 
  • Private companies that are involved in the ocean
  • Research institutions