Fishery science is a branch of science that deals with the study of environmental science, ecosystem, oceanography, economics and management of fishery. Fishery science comprises of detailed study of ecological factors that can affect availability of fishes and impact of fishing on the biological balance. Considering the vast coast line of India, the country is sooner becoming a hub of fishery science education. With globalization and popularity of sea food in abroad, a career in this field has become quiet lucrative. Trained personnel of this field can contribute in generating lot of revenue for the government. A scholar of fishery science can work in the field of fish genetics and biotechnology. Dedication, commitment and thorough study of the subject is necessary in order to become proficient professional fishery scientist.