CORAL IDENTIFICATION

Coral reefs are the building blocks of many ocean ecosystems. This program teaches you the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common families of coral species. You will earn the SSI Coral Identification Specialty certification after completing this program.

Coral-Identification

Where do you want to dive?

Tioman - $399

Tioman island (or Pulau Tioman, as it is known locally) is one of Malaysia's most popular islands, where the white sand beaches overhung by towering palm trees are lapped by clear, calm and warm water teeming with all sorts of tropical marine life.

Bintan - $409

Diving in Bintan is perfect for beginners or a quick getaway. The untouched nature of the dive sites also appeals to experienced divers, especially those with an interest in macro-life.

MV Nautica Tioman - $599

Spend a weekend and enjoy the comforts of MV Nautica as we sail you to the best diving destinations in the area - Southern Riau Islands, Tioman and the Anambas Islands. Hop on board and experience the carefree, leisure diving life on the MV Nautica liveaboard!

MV Nautica Anambas - $1349

Spend a weekend and enjoy the comforts of MV Nautica as we sail you to the best diving destinations in the area - Southern Riau Islands, Tioman and the Anambas Islands. Hop on board and experience the carefree, leisure diving life on the MV Nautica liveaboard!

Coral Identification Essentials

Prerequisites

  • Minimum Age: 10
  • Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver if in-water training is included
  • Academic Sessions: 1

Includes

  • All Course Materials
  • Pool/Confined Water Sessions
  • Open Water Dives

Course Content

  • General construction, difference and function of different corals.
  • The reproduction of corals.
  • The classification & identification of coral species.
  • Corals in the Caribbean, the Indo Pacific and the Red Sea.

what's Next?

The fun doesn’t need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further – imagine diving in underwater shipwrecks, with sharks, or becoming an underwater photographer! It s your chance to move to the next level in your diving adventures.

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