AWARE: FISH IDENTIFICATION
“What was that fish?” is a common question heard after a dive. If you want to be the scuba diver with the answers, instead of the one asking the questions, then take the AWARE – Fish Identification Specialty course. You’ll enjoy your dives even more when you recognize the creatures that you see and can identify the main fish families and their characteristics.
If you’re at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in the AWARE – Fish Identification course.
Once you learn to recognize what types of fish you see, you’ll find it easier to reference the exact species after a scuba dive. For example, a butterfly fish in the Caribbean has a similar shape to a butterfly fish in Southeast Asia, but colors and markings may be wildly different. If you know what fish family it belongs to, you can more easily look up the local name or at least be able to intelligently ask the our scuba instructor what you saw.
During two scuba dives, you’ll learn:
How to identify characteristics of local fish families and species.
Fish survey techniques and strategies.
About Project AWARE activities that can help protect aquatic life.
Food & Drink, (Cater for all diet needs*) All SCUBA Equiptment, PADI Materials, Footage From GoPro and Cameras and an awesome time!!!!!
Number of Dives: 2
Duration: 1 day
Note: you need to allow 18 hours to pass before flying after diving!
Location: This programme is available at our amazing Cozumel Dive Centre where you will go to many of our amazing dive sites.