PADI AWARE Fish ID Specialty
Learn the difference between blennies and gobies, what makes a bream a bream and how the shape of a tail can identify a fish’s family.
The PADI Project AWARE Fish Identification Specialty course provides you with the fish identification basics so that each time you venture underwater, you can put names to faces.
During two dives you gain hands-on experience in looking for and identifying the fascinating fish you see underwater. The following is included in your PADI AWARE Fish Identification Diver course:
- The Project AWARE philosophy and worldwide aquatic ecosystem protection.
- Fish family groupings and common characteristics of fish species found in the local area.
- Fish survey techniques and strategies.
- Fish identification dive planning, organisation and procedures will be practiced.
Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or hold qualifying certification from another organisation).
Course duration: 10 hours approx.
Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.
You can learn more about Project AWARE by going to www.projectaware.org.
Please note: All course prices include complete rental from our range of the latest and most modern Scubapro diving equipment; transportation to and from the dive sites in one of our air-conditioned mini-buses or by RIB boat; light refreshments (water, fruit juices and muffins); plus PADI certification on successful completion of your course.
Extras: Educational materials such as PADI Crewpacks and manuals (required reading for most courses) and diving equipment can be purchased from the Simply Diving shop. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm prices.