marine biologist

noun

: a scientist who studies life in the sea

Examples of marine biologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whale falls are located about 900 meters — or 3,000 feet — below the ocean’s surface, according to Greg Rouse, a marine biologist at Scripps. Maura Fox, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Jan. 2024 Colombian marine biologist Diana Ruiz-Pino conducted studies that helped persuade the government to abandon those plans. Nina Burleigh, Smithsonian Magazine, 4 Jan. 2024 For the marine biologist Julie Packard, one of the founders of California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium, to be an environmental activist means educating the public about conserving the world’s oceans. Angelica Aboulhosn, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 Nov. 2023 Just as a marine biologist tracks the migration patterns of real whales, so do crypto analysts meticulously follow these whales' movements. Jon Stojan, Detroit Free Press, 29 Aug. 2023 However, a leading marine biologist the industry once relied on to burnish its environmental credentials has since denounced krill fishing. Joshua Goodman, Fortune, 13 Oct. 2023 Nancy Black, the owner of the Monterey Bay Whale Watch, director of the California Killer Whale Project, and a marine biologist, previously told CBS Sacramento that orcas seen in California are more commonly found in the deep ocean canyon beneath Monterey Bay. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 14 Dec. 2023 The winning and commended images of the Ocean Photographer of the Year 2023 competition were recently announced, with the marine biologist and amateur photographer Jialing Cai named the overall winner for her image of a paper nautilus floating on a piece of ocean debris. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, 20 Sep. 2023 In a first-of-its-kind experiment, a marine biologist specifically investigated what happens when sharks consume cocaine. Claudia Kelly-Bazan, Fox News, 27 July 2023 See More

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“Marine biologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marine%20biologist. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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