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Sea Sponges

SEA TURTLE ECOLOGY

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Diving with sea turtles is an incredible experience that you will cherish. Completing the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty program will deepen your appreciation for these magnificent creatures. This program equips you with the knowledge and skills to identify different sea turtle species, understand their significance in marine ecosystems, and learn about the challenges they face. 

TRAINING PROCESS

The SSI Sea Turtle Ecology course is a specialised program that educates divers about sea turtles.

  • Biology and Ecology of Sea Turtles:

    • Learn about different sea turtle species, their life cycles, habitats, and the role they play in marine ecosystems.

  • Conservation:

    • Understand the threats sea turtles face, such as habitat loss, pollution, and illegal trade, and learn about global conservation efforts.

  • Research Methods:

    • Get introduced to the research methods used in sea turtle ecology, including tagging and tracking, population surveys, and nesting studies.

  • Human Impact:

    • Discuss the impact of human activities on sea turtle populations and what can be done to mitigate these effects.

 

Upon completion, you will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification, which recognises your knowledge and commitment to protecting these magnificent creatures.

MINIMUM AGE:
6

PREREQUISITES:
NONE

POOL SESSIONS: 
NONE

OPEN WATER SESSIONS:
NONE

DURATION:
3 - 6 hours

MAX TRAINING DEPTH:
N/A 

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Register for FREE now and start your training!

Getting started is easy! Simply create a free user profile at my.divessi.com/register or directly through the MySSI App. This will give you immediate access to SSI’s free trial programs. During registration, make sure to select Overland Underwater as your SSI Training Centre. We will guide you through the training process. Alternatively, you can scan the QR code above and it will take you directly through the process.

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