Black Marine Biologist's Starring Role -- Underwater Dijanna Figueroa is one of only a few African Americans working in the specialized field of marine biology. She tells Ed Gordon how she went from the laboratory to a starring role in director James Cameron's underwater film Aliens of the Deep.

Black Marine Biologist's Starring Role — Underwater

Black Marine Biologist's Starring Role -- Underwater

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Dijanna Figueroa is one of only a few African Americans working in the specialized field of marine biology. She tells Ed Gordon how she went from the laboratory to a starring role in director James Cameron's underwater film Aliens of the Deep.

Dijanna Figueroa in a detail from promotional still from Aliens of the Deep Walt Disney Pictures hide caption

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