This unit group is for all biologists and related scientists: Scientists in this field conduct basic and applied research to extend knowledge of living organisms, to manage natural resources, and to develop new practices and products.
Cape Breton, Halifax
Post-Graduate Degree / Bachelor's Degree
Marine Biologists are responsible for understanding marine life by studying the distribution, abundance and life histories of animals and plants in the sea, and how these aspects are governed by environmental factors.
In the oceans technology sector, marine biologists utilize innovative technology to increase our collective knowledge of marine species. For example, marine biologists track marine animals around the world using acoustic telemetry in order to understand migration patterns.
A Marine Biologist performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.