Career Opportunities for Fisheries Students


If you are a student seeking admission to study Fisheries, I want to assume you already know the requirements to study Fisheries and you have also read through the list of courses under Fisheries.

Nevertheless, this information is not enough to make you want to study Fisheries. It is will be wise for you to also consider Fisheries careers; where can a Fisheries graduate work in Nigeria?


Believe me, you are doing the right thing for searching what job opportunities in Fisheries because there are so many courses in the University with little or no good job opportunities or a good career choice. Notwithstanding, I’m not ignorant of the fact that you may end up on a different career entirely different from your Fisheries degree.


These are the top job opportunities for Fisheries graduates:

  • Endangered Species Biologist.
  • Environmental Educator
  • Extension Agent
  • Fish Law Enforcement Officer
  • Fisheries Biologist.
  • Fishery Area Manager.
  • Habitat Restoration Biologist.
  • Hatchery Manager
  • Hatchery Technician.
  • International/Exotic Fishery Specialist
  • Marine Biologist.
  • Park Ranger
  • Watershed Council Coordinator
  • Wildlife Biologist.
  • Wildlife or Fish Manager.
  • Zoo/Aquarium Animal Caretaker


Fisheries have more various job opportunities with diverse subjects, depending upon the specialization and interest of the student. Not satisfied? take a look at Fisheries-related courses here

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