[Coral-List] Fish Field Methodology Course in Key Largo

lad akins Lad at reef.org
Mon Feb 13 11:35:59 EST 2017

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REEF Summer Fish Field Methodology Course, hosted in Key Largo, FL


June 4 - 11, 2017


Description: This one week hands-on course is designed for college
undergraduates and recent graduates focusing on marine biology or related
fields.  The course covers commonly used tools and techniques for visual
assessments of reef fishes.  Classroom and field experiences will expose
students to Tropical Western Atlantic reef fish identification, size
estimations underwater, surveying reef fishes using transect, roving and
stationery visual techniques, benthic assessments using photo quadrats and
rugosity, and management of survey data. 


Requirements: Prospective students must be at least 18 years of age,
enrolled in or a recent graduate of a college level program in marine
biology or a related field; scuba certified, current in their diving skills
and comfortable diving from small boats; physically and mentally capable of
carrying out underwater data gathering and handling of light equipment; US
citizens or in possession of the appropriate US visa.


Course Fee: $945.00 per person, includes dorm style accommodations with
kitchen, 6 days of two tank boat dives including tanks and weights, reef
fish survey materials, certificate of course completion (earned). Does not
include transportation, meals, or personal diving equipment.


For more information and to apply: Visit www.REEF.org/fieldcourse
<http://www.REEF.org/fieldcourse>   or contact Amy Lee at (305) 588-5869 or
trips at REEF.org <mailto:trips at REEF.org>  .




Lad Akins

Director of Special Projects

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)

P O Box 370246

98300 Overseas Hwy

Key Largo  FL  33037

(305) 942-7333 cell

(305) 852-0030 work

www.REEF.org <http://www.REEF.org> 


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