Ecology Courses

Underwater
Naturalist

Get a better understanding about the local ecosystem and the differences between terrestrial and aquatic worlds. See new things, even in the most familiar dive sites.
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Take the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course and you’ll see new things, even on the most familiar scuba diving sites. Why? Because when know more about symbioses, underwater ecology, and aquatic plant and animal habitats, you notice behaviors and see creatures you may have previously missed. Learn more about the local ecosystem and take a closer look on your next scuba diving adventure.

Course
Investment:
$200USD


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Course Pre Requisites
PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Underwater Naturalist Specialty course.
Skills developed during the course
Through class discussions and on two scuba dives, you’ll learn:
• Key differences between the terrestrial and aquatic worlds.
• Major aquatic life groupings, interactions and information that dispels myths.
• Responsible interactions with aquatic life.

Durng the dives you will learn:
• Observe the behaivour of different species in their natural habitat
• Clasify organisms according to their perceived role in the food chain
• Relate the different organisms to a trophic level on the food web
• Understand the basic relationships that make possible the eco equilibrium

The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
What equipment will you use?
Besides your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a slate and pencil to record your observations. Ask your Instructor or our staff about additional equipment you may want, such as a dive light to better see into cracks and crevices.
Investment Summary
Course Investment - $ 200
Schedule
Please let us know your time availability and we will prepare a plan for you.
Course
Investment:
$200USD.00


Request reservation

Need to work on the pre-requisites? Don’t worry, we are here to help. Contact us

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