Marine Biology also refers to Biological Sciences or Biological .
Oceanography. Marine Science is the general term for research .
conducted in oceans and coastal or inland waters connected to the .
sea. This particular field is probably the best known to the public. .
Marine Biology deals with the study of micro and living organisms such .
as plants, animals, viruses, and bacteria in oceans, estuaries, and .
other bodies of salt water. In the feild of Marine Biology you plan, .
participate in, and administer research programs for government .
experiment stations such as private research centers, manufactoring .
firms, and medical service industries. Tools and equipment for this .
career includes lab animals, X-Ray and other lab equipment, .
computers, spectrophotometers, collections of specimens, and a .
variety of others. .
B. Qualifications for Job.
Starting no later than high school, a Marine Biologist should .
obtain a solid education in as many basic sciences as possible .
including chemistry, physics, and biology. Mathematics is essential. .
Plane geometry, trigonometry, solid geometry, and two years of .
algebra are recommended. Good English is no less important, for .
both written and oral reports are a big part of Marine Biology. The .
study of a foreign language, especially French, German, or Russian .
should begin early. Degrees in this study are offered only to college .
graduate students. Most entry level jobs minimally require a .
Bachelors degree in a natural science from an accredited college or .
university. Doctoral degree holders face competition for independent .
research positions. Those with a Bachelors degree or Masters degree .
in biological sciences can expect better opportunities for nonresearch .
2 . Personal Traits .
In order to be a Marine Biologist or in any line of work, you .
have to be really dedicated to your job.