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PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Diver specialty rating

What are the benefits of the PADI AWARE Fish ID Diver specialty course?


Sharks are crucial to marine ecosystems. They maintain a balance in populations of prey species and keep the ocean healthy by removing ill or diseased animals. They are an important resource supporting local economies through fishing and as an attraction to dive tourists.

But sharks are in a global decline. Overfishing has reduced many shark populations around the world to levels that threaten their continued existence. Shark numbers have fallen by more than 80% in many cases, and the continued existence of some species is at immediate risk in some regions. During this course you will learn more about Shark Conservation and how to interact with sharks safely in their natural habitat.

COST: $ contact Instructor for price

PREREQUISITES:  Open Water, Minimum age 12

MATERIALS: Are provided for this course, click Course Download to begin

COURSE DURATION:  1 day, 2 dives, This is a Self Study course

CUSTOM SCHEDULES: We reserve this course with a customizable schedule.

WE PROVIDE: Instruction with a PADI Professional.

STUDENTS PROVIDE: All basic scuba equipment

Release Forms required: Liability Release and Assumption of Risk, Medical Statement, Standard Safe Diving Practices. (please see our "Links" page to download these and have them completed before training begins) Note: If you have a YES to one of the medical questions, you will need to get a doctor’s approval before participating in this program. Please call the Instructor if you have any questions on these forms.

REGISTRATION: Call 1(405) 831-9688 to make a reservation. 24 hour cancellation policy.

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