AWARE Fish Identification Specialty Course

$140.00

This course will introduce you to the most common fish families and species found in temperate and tropical waters. You’ll also learn basic fish identification and scientific survey techniques as well as how important personal involvement is in aquatic conservation.

Wet Suit * 

Optional – wet suit ($7 each per day)

BCD * 

BCD ($5 per day)

Regulator * 

Regulator ($5 per day)

Fins and Mask * 

Fins and Mask ($5 per day)

Please tell us the date/s that you would like to dive

Please tell us name of your hotel

Description

PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Minimum age: 10 years old
Includes National Park Pass
Minimum Open Water Training: two dives over one day
Includes certification card
During your AWARE – Fish Identification Diver Specialty course, you’ll practice basic fish identification techniques then collect fish identification data for submission to the REEF Fish Survey Project (if appropriate). The course includes all the background you’ll need to identify fish in your area, including:
Information on Project AWARE and aquatic protection worldwide
Characteristics of local fish families and species
Fish survey techniques and strategies
Fish identification dive planning, organization and procedures

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Miscellaneous

 

Q? What is the water temperature?

A1. In the ocean:

April to November 80 – 84 °F / 27 – 29 °C

December to March 74 – 79 °F / 23 – 26 °C

A2. In the cenotes:

Year round 75 °F / 24 °C

 

Cancellations

 

Q? What happens if the weather is too bad to go out?

A. Unfortunately Manta Divers is not in control of the weather, and we can not guarantee sunny skies and calm waters everyday. However, your safety is our number one priority and we will always ensure conditions are satisfactory before we go out. In the event a trip is cancelled due to weather we will make every effort to reschedule. If it is not possible a full refund will be given. However, if a trip is not cancelled and a diver decides to not go out this will constitute as a NO SHOW and the appropriate policy will be applied.

Q? What is the cancellation policy?

A. Please note, if canceled, modified or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

 

Payment Methods

Q? Which credit cards are accepted?

A. We accept all types of credit cards:

American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, etc.

Q? Are tips included?

A. No, tips are not included in our prices. In Mexico a tip of 10 – 15 % is suggested if you are satisfied with the service.

Q? Are taxes included in the price?

A. Yes, all taxes are included in our prices. There are no hidden fees, so what is listed is what you will pay.

 

Safety

 

PADI Instructors are held to diving’s highest standards. All PADI programs fall under strict educational standards monitored for worldwide consistency and quality. PADI randomly surveys PADI Divers to confirm their courses meet PADI’s high standards as well as the divers’ expectations. No other diver training organization works to maintain this level of professional reliability and integrity. Read more @ https://www2.padi.com/blog/2017/07/17/scuba-diving-safe/

Knowing that; our divers are all PADI certified and will always put your safety first! We ensure that you are properly trained and/or certified before attempting any dives. This includes going over your current health status; we also respect personal information and will never give your personal information to any third parties.

 

 

Q? Is there a hyperbaric chamber located in Cancun?

A. Yes, there is a chamber located in downtown Cancun. It is available 24/7 for emergencies.