PADI AWARE Fish ID Specialty Course

Age 10+, 1 day, 2 dives Get scuba diving certified as a PADI AWARE Fish ID Specialty Course with Czone Diver Koh Tao Thailand. The PADI Project AWARE Fish ID Specialty course provides you with fish identification basics so that when you dive, you know what you’re witnessing.

Have you ever asked yourself, What was that fish?

The PADI Project AWARE Fish ID Specialty course provides you with the fish identification basics so that next time, you’ll know the answer and will understand what you are seeing. Learn about identifying fish through their genus, species and family through physiological differences and find out more about the biodiversity of our marine area and habitats.

Student Fish ID Divers During your AWARE Fish Identification Diver Specialty course, you’ll practice basic fish identification techniques then collect fish identification data for submission to the Project AWARE Fish Survey Project.

This data is used to annually assess and monitor fish stocks of 10 chosen species over a number of years.

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

What will I Learn during the PADI AWARE Fish ID Specialty Course?

The PADI AWARE Fish ID Specialty Course will introduce you to the most common fish families and species found in tropical waters. You’ll also learn basic fish identification and scientific survey techniques as well as how important personal involvement is in aquatic conservation. During two dives you’ll gain hands-on experience looking for and identifying the fascinating fish you see underwater.

Who can participate in the PADI AWARE Fish Identification Course?

If you’re aged 10+ and have already completed the PADI Open Water Course (or equivalent), in general good health and fitness, and are not suffering from a cold or ear infection, you should be eligible to become a certified PADI AWARE Fish ID Specialty Diver. Please check the health requirements for this course.

How often do you run PADI AWARE Fish ID Courses?

Courses start every day, at a time to suit you. You can book now, or come in to see us while you’re on holiday in Ko Tao. We offer free transfers to and from your resort in Koh Tao for any of our dive courses or daily dive trips.

What languages do you teach in?

We run PADI Project AWARE Fish ID Specialty Course in English, German, Swedish and French. We run semi-supported courses in Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Thai. Please let us know if you require course materials in another language and we will order them for you. On the dive boats, we supply drinking water, tea, coffee and fruit. We also provide a selection of fruit juices and towels on each trip.

How many people are in each group?

We keep group sizes small to ensure you receive maximum benefit from your tuition (maximum 4 students per Instructor). This also minimises negative impact on the reefs. Our emphasis is on safety, fun and personal service within a relaxed and stress-free environment.

We keep group sizes to a minimum to ensure your underwater experiences are rewarding, safe and fun.

The PADI AWARE Fish ID Specialty Course counts as one of five Specialty course certifications required for the PADI Master Scuba Diver certification. Your next step would be to become a PADI Advanced Diver Course, PADI Master Scuba Diver or PADI Divemaster Course.Dive the famous dive sites of Chumphon pinnacle, Southwest pinnacle, Shark Island,White rock, Green Rock, Hin wong pinnacle, Laem Thin, HTMS wreck.

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