The is to introduce divers and snorkelers to understand the survey methods for different marine ecosystems and organisms to collect the data that is used in the conservation of these species.
The goals of Marine Survey training are:
Describe the reef site conditions, rate the human impacts, measure the percentage of different substrate types, and count the fishes and invertebrates inhabiting the coral reef.
Assess the presence of sharks and human impacts in the diving sites.
Estimate the abundance and diversity of seagrasses.
Introduce the divers to state the sea turtles underwater and nesting ground on the beaches.
Provide the divers with the skills needed to evaluate the ecology and behaviour of endangered species of marine mammals such as dugongs and dolphins.
To demonstrate to divers and snorkelers how can respond to stranded marine mammals for rescue, release, and rehabilitation and standardize the data collection from a stranded animal.
The estimate of the vegetation coverage and root system of Mangrove trees.
Determine the distribution, density, and trend for marine megafauna species of dugong, dolphins, sea turtles, and sharks, besides, to assess the threats and impacts of fishing activities affecting these species.
Minimum 4 dives on the marine eco expedition to South & St. Johns, Red Sea, Egypt for one week diving safari trip.