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SSI Fish Identification Course

Would you like to know what to call that really awesome fish you took a picture of on your last visit to the coral reef?  Learn the names of many of the fish and coral that you will see on your next dive vacation.

*Marine Ecology is a great add on!

*Shark Ecology is also a great add on!

Course Content Includes:
  • Learn the names of the most common reef fish in the Caribbean, Florida and Bahamas

  • Understand their behaviors and interactions

  • Gain a better understanding of marine life and environments

  • You must be at least 10 years old

What Do I Need to Bring:
  • Your completed materials are all you will need for this specialty course

  • ​The classroom session will be held at Mermet Springs

Training Materials:

Upon making a deposit for this program you will receive an email with a link to your online training program.  You must complete all quizzes before you arrive for class.  We will track your progress and print your diploma as proof of completion before you arrive.  There will be a multiple-choice exam at the end of the classroom portion.  You must pass the final exam with a score of 80% or higher.

Training Dives:

This is an Ecology Specialty program.  There are no training dives required for certification.

Class Fees:

The cost of the class is $150.

  • $100 includes your instruction, instructor fees and entry into our facility

  • $50 pays for your digital home study program, certification fees, your digital certification cartd, certification card and diploma

  • A deposit of $50 plus purchasing your digital kit will hold your place in the class.

  • NOTE: There will be a $50 rescheduling fee for anyone canceling a class with less than a 7 day notice.

  • All Specialty classes should be scheduled at least 7 days in advance.

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