What does an Aquatic Ecologist do?
- study the impact of invasive species or habitat loss
- study the result of pollution into water bodies and their impact on the life forms
- also have a good understanding of geology and soil analysis
The state that employs the highest number is California with the last recorded census being in 2014; 2,260 individuals were employed as a aquatic ecology in California alone.
A related degree to aquatic ecology is Fish & Wildlife Management Degree. Some key areas for education in the field are to focus on Environmental Biology, Microbiology, or Zoology