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Old 11-11-2004, 02:53 AM   #1
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Fish for a living

Hi before i ask my question i want to let you guys know i am currently a student in a community college in california

my question is that do any of you guys current maitain fish for a living? Does your job involved anything about fish? Im intrested because i have no idea what to major in and becoming an ichthyologist has come across my mind a couple times. I have been in love with fish for 10 years nows and it be a dream come true to have job relating to marine life of fish for that matter.
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Old 11-11-2004, 09:11 AM   #2
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you can ask someone at Scripps Aquariums in San Diego if your near the area. Marine Biologist is prolly the way to go im thinking?
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Old 11-11-2004, 10:01 AM   #3
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Hi, Crow123...
I don't do "fish" for a living, however I can tell you this!
Major in something that you enjoy since you will be doing it everyday for the next 40 years....
I believe in enjoying what you do for a living, it makes you better at it and you will excel!
Hope that helps some!
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I totally echo Sunny! Money is nice, but it does not make up for hating your job! I can tell you from personal experence that I am much happier doing what I love for less money than hating my life and job for a big check. My advice would be to study what you love and try to do it for a living, and in all reality your major rarely has anything to do with what you end up doign for a living. Not to mention, there is always grad school to go a different direction.
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