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Coral Research Diver W/Accommodations

Cozumel Dive Academy

Coral Research Diver W/Accommodations

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US$ 650.00
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During your course you will learn:

  • To identify areas to be restored
  • Locate the fragmented coral organisms to be rescued along the sandy areas of our shallow water reefs.
  • To transport and attach the rescued coral colonies into containers with epoxy.
  • These colonies will then be maintained in quarantine areas where their health and resilience will be monitored.
  • To prepare areas for the outplanting of the new coral colonies.
  • To monitor outplanted corals to assess their growth and adaptation to their new environment.
  • Learn about sexual reproduction in corals the propagation of colonies through rescue of broken corals.

You will also be working in different ongoing restoration projects which can include:

  • Using various monitoring techniques to gauge coral health and growth
  • Identifying coral species
  • Working in the laboratory and aquariums

This is a five days hands on program during which you will attend

  • Four theory classes
  • Ten shore dives
  • Eight nights accommodations at Cozumel Dive Academy's Intern House
If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 15 years old, you can enroll in the Coral Research Diver Program.

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