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Marine Biologists

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

If you are going to be diving, organizations like PADI provide basic certification. Training for scientific diving is more in-depth and requires passing an exam. It is also critical that divers learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid. Also, if you'll be handling hazardous materials such as formaldehyde, strong acids, or radioactive nucleotides, you must be licensed.

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