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Fish ID

Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Fish ID

Stock No. FISH
US$ 180.00

Project 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 Project 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 Project AWARE – Fish Identification course.

What will you learn?

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 local 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

Required training dives: 2

Included: Instruction, Fish Slate and certification fees

*Boat dives, air and rental gear not included

Price: $180

07 Dec 2022 | 4 | 4

Dottie Benjamin (Teach-Boat)

Classroom Lecture
Wed 07 Dec 2022
West Palm Beach Florida
Dives 1&2
Thu 08 Dec 2022
West Palm Beach Florida
27 Jan 2023 | 4 | 4

Dottie Benjamin (Teach-Boat)

Dives 1&2
Fri 27 Jan 2023
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom Lecture
Fri 27 Jan 2023
60 minutes

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