A saltwater husbandry technician is responsible for general farm operations including feeding and care of fish grown in a saltwater habit.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
To be saltwater husbandry technician a bachelor’s degree or higher is required in; ecology, marine biology, animal nutrition, zoology or aquaculture.
To pursue a career as a Saltwater Husbandry Technician:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, mathematics, chemistry, biology and botany.
Where can I work?
Saltwater husbandry technicians are typically employed fisheries that produce saltwater fish for food production, some may also work for aquariums or zoos and some government and state agencies also employ saltwater husbandry technicians.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for Saltwater Husbandry Technicians will be good over the next five years.
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