Learn how to recognize and identify different fish species based on key indicators with the Aware Fish ID specialty. Know where to look for specific features that will allow you a positive identification later. Use these markers to sketch underwater in order to keep track of that weird one that you’ve never seen before. Know the big families of fish and how numerous they are to assess the health of the reef.
Freestyle difference: We have a resident marine biologist on staff who runs our marine biology and marine conservation activities. You will be able to get involved with ongoing fish monitoring projects after certification.
- Minimum age: 10 years old (parental signature required for paperwork).
- Medical questionnaire and liability release to fill up before the activity.
- Two open water dives.
- Equipment you need: swimwear, a towel, sun protection. We would recommend at this stage that you have at least your own mask and fins. You will need a set of slates or underwater notepad that you can buy from us. You can also benefit from taking a few underwater photos or videos on this course.