30 Best Marine Biology Podcasts
Marine Biology Podcasts
Here are 30 Best Marine Biology Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. So You Want to Be a Marine Biologist
The So You Want to Be a Marine Biologist podcast is here for those who ever dreamed of becoming a marine biologist. We share your love for the sea and curiosity to know more about the ocean and its denizens. On the podcast, we chat with people who are working hard to protect our oceans and the creatures within her realm. We also break scientific jargon and important research concepts down into bite-sized chunks. We show the real side of being a marine biologist, what it takes to get there, and what it takes for all of us to help protect our oceans.
Play⋅ 630 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact
2. Marine Conservation Happy Hour
The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting, during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few drinks. The show is co-hosted by Andrew Lewin, Craken MacCraic, and Dr Scarlett Smash. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the ocean, marine mammals, sharks fish, invertebrates, and other marine biology things that live under the sea. Join us and learn about the challenges of attaining a marine biology or conservation career.
Also in Conservation Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.6K⋅ 410 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 15 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
3. Seacreatures Podcast
Seacreatures podcast hosted by Matthew Teston, a Marine Biologist, is a show all about the amazing animals that live beneath the waves. On each episode, they chat about a specific sea creature with a guest who has spent time and interacted with this ocean animal. Their guests range from marine biologists to divers to underwater photographers, citizen scientists, and people that have an intense passion for marine life.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
4. Marine Mammal Science
Marine Mammal Science is a podcast hosted by Dr. Chris Parsons who covers some of the latest scientific research on marine mammals including whales and dolphins, polar bears, seals, and sea lions, manatees and dugongs, and sea otters. The podcast is produced by Speak Up For Blue Media on behalf of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and the journal Marine Mammal Science.
Also in Canadian Science Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.6K⋅ 4.2K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
5. Science and the Sea
Aransas Pass, Texas, US
Science and the Sea is a production of The University of Texas Marine Science Institute. The goal of Science and the Sea is to convey an understanding of the sea and its myriad life forms to everyone, so that they, too, can fully appreciate this amazing resource.
Also in Oceanography Podcasts
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 3 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
6. The Deep-Sea Podcast
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
In the Deep-Sea Podcast couple of deep-sea scientists talks about everything in the deep sea! Interesting facts, recent news, myth-busting, and interviews with the most interesting people we know.
Play⋅ 732 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
7. Waterpeople Podcast
The Waterpeople Podcast is a gathering for our global ocean community to dive into the critical conversations of our culture through storytelling. Listen with Lauren L. Hill and Dave Rastovich as they sit with some of the most adept water people on the planet to explore common themes of aquatic lives lived well ecology, adventure, community, activism, science, egalitarianism, inclusivity, meaningful play.
Play⋅ 2.4K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 62 min ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact
8. Plymouth Beneath the Surface
Plymouth, England, UK
Plymouth Beneath the Surface is a podcast hosted by Louise-Oceane Delion, a final year student in Marine Biology & Coastal Ecology at the University of Plymouth. In this podcast, you will meet inspiring people from Plymouth that have orientated their lives & career around the ocean. The host will dive into Plymouth waters to explore career options, discover underwater ecosystems, understand marine research and conservation initiatives.
Play⋅ 532 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
9. Ocean Science Radio
Ocean Science Radio is a joint project between Andrew Kornblatt, founder and host of the Online Ocean Symposium, and Samantha Wishnak, Digital Media Coordinator at Ocean Exploration Trust. The program will focus on and highlight the latest and greatest ocean science stories that the world has to offer.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
10. Marine Tech Talk
Marine Tech Talk is a show about the Teledyne Marine technologies that are enabling discovery and efficient and safe work practices in our oceans and inland waterways. Hosted by Melissa Rossi, a Marketing Director at Teledyne Marine, Marine Tech Talk features customers and their quest for knowledge, more efficient work environments, safety, environmental conservation, and more.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 20 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
11. Marine Science
Guest speakers, researchers, and the University of California faculty explore our understanding of research in marine science.
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Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 46 min ⋅ Jan 2016 Get Email Contact
12. Speak Up For The Ocean Blue
Speak Up For Blue raises awareness of the variety of ocean science and conservation projects conducted all around the world. It educates you, the listener, on the different Ocean Conservation Projects that are happening around the world. By listening to guests, the host hopes to inspire you to live an ocean-friendly life through their stories. On the podcast episodes, I discuss, sharks, marine mammals, seabirds, fish as well as ocean issues like climate change/global warming, water pollution, plastic pollution, coastal development, overfishing, whale hunting, fish poaching, and more.
Play⋅ 10.6K⋅ 4.2K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact
13. Meet the Ocean
Portland, Oregon, US
Meet the Ocean is an educational podcast using storytelling to improve science communication. Topics and interviews explore the polar regions and other far-off destinations. The podcast engages audiences with science and storytelling to educate on the wonders of our oceans and the issues that it faces.
Also in Science Communication Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.8K⋅ 414 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 15 min Get Email Contact
14. Big Deep | An Ocean Podcast
Venice, California, US
Scuba Diving, Free Diving, Ocean Environmentalism, Marine Science. Big Deep is about people who have a deep connection to our world's oceans; connections strong enough that they have dedicated some part of their lives to being in or working on behalf of the water. In each episode, we speak with the most interesting people we can find, from scuba diving crime fighters and record-breaking freedivers to marine biologists and ocean advocates - even a real-life mermaid. So we invite you to join us on this journey, as we explore the ocean through the stories of people who love it.
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Play 14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact
15. Water Women
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Started by Marine Biology Student Jill Corey, Water Women Podcast aims to highlight different women who are obsessed with the ocean.Through this podcast, you will hear from professors, divers, documentary makers, beach bums, and other amazing water women.
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Play⋅ 512⋅ 517 ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
16. Blue Earth
Westport, Connecticut, US
Future Frogmen's Blue Earth podcast is a show focused on ocean awareness and conservation. Season One's host is Future Frogmen's Founder, Richard E. Hyman, former Cousteau diver, ocean lover, and conservation activist, speaking with guests, including scientists and activists about issues facing our oceans and earth's aquatic environments.
Play⋅ 730⋅ 889 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
17. Jess explores
Marine social scientist, Jessica Giannoumis, exploring the ins and outs of marine innovation, ocean life, everyday life, some within the comfort of things she understands but mostly things she knows little about.
Play 28 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 12 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
18. Making Waves
The Making Waves podcast interviews industry leaders who are making waves of change in the field of marine conservation. This podcast is hosted by students at the University of California, Berkeley who are passionate about saving our planet, especially life underwater. As they venture into the last year of undergraduate studies, they created this podcast in hopes of helping other aspiring marine conservationists explore marine biology.
Play Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
Seasidecoffee is a weekly 30 minutes podcast which highlights life below the seas, conservation, sustainability, and socio-economic impact. The ocean has a greater impact on our day to day lives than we think. Join Sabrina and Richard as they tackle marine stories, accentuating important topics in todays society, all while enjoying a cup of coffee.
Play⋅ 9 ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
20. Two Sea Fans | Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
Sarasota, Florida, US
Mote Marine Laboratory scientists and their partners have fun and educational conversations with hosts Joe Nickelson and Hayley Rutger, who love communicating marine science to help listeners become more ocean-literate. New episodes are available every two weeks. Hear true stories of marine research!
Play⋅ 101K⋅ 19.1K ⋅ Jan 2017 Get Email Contact
21. Ocean Poddy Podcast
OceanPoddy is a fun, unfiltered (and occasionally tipsy) podcast about the sea, hosted by an MSc tropical marine biologist & underwater photographer Mads St Clair Baker. So grab a glass of wine and get ready to dive in as OceanPoddy brings a menagerie of saltwater loving people into your daily life and proves that it is not all doom and gloom for our blue planet.
Play Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
22. Marine Mammal Rescue Stories
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
We rescue marine animals in distress, rehabilitate and release them - and we like to talk about it! Join us as we talk about saving lives for a living, recount some of our most exciting animal rescues and answer your most burning questions about seals and sea lions, fur seals, sea otters, whales, dolphins, and porpoises.
Play⋅ 107.7K⋅ 2.1K ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
23. Seas the World
Honolulu, Hawaii, US
Seas the World is a podcast hosted by an undergraduate student studying marine biology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and he wants to create this platform to allow other students, grad and undergrad, as well as professors and researchers to be able to showcase their research and give advice.
Play Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
NatureLab is a podcast run by a group of uni students currently studying marine biology. In this show, they will cover everything and anything about nature and the sciences surrounding it.
Play⋅ 48 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
AlyPNW is a podcast that will cover the Ocean, marine biology, and the ocean's creatures.
Play Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
26. Coastal Advocacy Adventures Podcast
Houston, Texas, US
Coastal Conservation Association is an organization of over 125,000 recreational anglers and outdoor enthusiasts working for the conservation and enhancement of our marine resources and coastal environments with chapters all over the country. The podcast discusses marine conservation, habitat, fishing, and a variety of coastal topics.
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Play⋅ 68.9K⋅ 3.6K ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact
27. The Young Men and the Sea
The Young Men and the Sea podcast is hosted by two aspiring Marine Biologists and their occasional guests who dive into the depths of the world's largest unexplored habitat.
Play May 2020 Get Email Contact
28. Ocean Currents Radio Program
Point Reyes Station, California, US
Ocean Currents is hosted by Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary on KWMR, community radio for West Marin in Northern California. The show hosts ocean experts about research, management issues, natural history, and stewardship associated with the marine environment, especially in our National Marine Sanctuaries.
Play⋅ 3.3K⋅ 2K ⋅ Apr 2008 Get Email Contact
29. Undersea Naturalist Show
Undersea Naturalist Show hosted by Steve Dent covers stories for divers, surfers, beachcombers, boaters, and anyone curious about life in the oceans. If you wanted to be a marine biologist and instead chose another job, you can still be an undersea naturalist. Listen to learn more about all the amazing marine life.
Play Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
A podcast from the UK leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society looking at the issues facing our seas & offering advice and tips on how we can all make changes in our daily lives that will help ease the pressures on our global ocean. Oceancast will introduce you to experts in their field from the Marine Conservation Society as well as special guests who love the sea and love talking about it!
Play⋅ 170.3K⋅ 63.2K ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
Marine Biology Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Speak Up For Blue||stitcher.com||164|
|Speak Up For Blue||marinemammalscience.libsyn.com||85|
|Dr Scarlett Smash & Dr Craken MacCraic||marineconservationhappyhour.libsyn.com||50|
|The University of Texas Marine Science Institute||scienceandthesea.org||48|
|K. G. Muzia||marinebio.life||44|
|Lauren L. Hill & Dave Rastovich||waterpeoplepodcast.com||40|
|The Society for Marine Mammalogy||marinemammalscience.libsyn.com||32|
|Hosts Jason Elias and Paul Kelway||bigdeep.com||29|
Marine Biology Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Kelp, environment, ocean, sanctuaries, urchins, climate change||1|
|Jellies, velellas, ocean, research, sardines, forage fish, environment||1|
|Elephant seals, ocean, environment, marine mammals||1|
|Ocean, national marine sanctuaries, environment||1|
|National marine sanctuary||1|
|Ocean, arts, dance, visual arts, cartoon, music||1|
|Ocean films, san francisco, plastic pollution, surfing, sharks||1|
|Environment, ocean, book, travel, climate change||1|
|White shark attack||1|
|Ocean, sex in the sea, animals, osedax, deep sea, argonaut||1|
Marine Biology Podcasts By Category
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