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marine biologist

Description

Code

2131.4.9

Description

Marine biologists study marine living organisms and ecosystems and their interaction underwater. They research on the physiology, the interactions between organisms, their interactions with their habitats, the evolution of marine species, and the role of the environment in their adaptations. Marine biologists also perform scientific experiments in controlled conditions to understand these processes. They also focus on the effects of human activities on the life in the oceans and seas.

Alternative Labels

sea biologist

marine ecologist

marine zoologist

researcher in marine biology

marine biology researcher

marine botanist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: