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Project AWARE Specialty with STONE OAK SCUBA

Many humans fear sharks, but is that reputation deserved? By taking the SSI Shark Ecology program, you will learn how sharks and their behavior are often misunderstood, and how you can safely observe them in their natural habitat. You will earn the SSI Shark Ecology Specialty certification after completing this program

The Fun Part

You can make a difference. Learn about some of the most fasinating creatures in the ocean!

What You Learn

  • Misunderstood Shark Behaivor
  • How to Safely observe them
  • The Difference Sharks make in the Ecosystem
  • Coral environment overview and inhabitants
  • The role of the scuba diver in protecting aquatic environments

Your learning materials and equipment are available by contacting STONE OAK SCUBA.

Your Next Adventure

If you are interested in becoming an underwater conservationist, you’ll also enjoy these specialty courses:

  • Sea Turtle Ecology
  • Coral Reef ecology
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Perfect Buoyancy
  • Digital Underwater Photography

For more information about this or other courses have a chat with one of the STONE OAK SCUBA Team members.


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