Jamie Watts

Marine Life;  Education,  Exploration,  Art


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Marine biology courses and presentations

Week- and day-long courses for divers and marine biology students;


6-day course  A concise and complete introduction to marine life worldwide, taken within a week-long dive trip.   Previous workshops have been held in Bali and in Egypt.  Each module is one day, with briefings and guidance followed by an evening talk;


1) Reefs of all kinds (45 min) – Reef systems worldwide, and the animals and plants that build them


2a) Critters and 2b) Fishes (1 hour each) – The variety and diversity of animals in the sea, invertebrates, fishes and fisheries


3) Productivity – Marine ecology and the big picture (1 hour) – Food webs, plankton and principles of marine ecology.  The whys and hows of seasonal events, and planning trips to hit marine life hotspots at the right time


4) Form and function (45 min) – Powerhouses and superpredators; Reptiles, birds and mammals that have returned to the sea


5) The truth about sharks and rays (45 min) – A fresh perspective on the ecology and lives of sharks and rays


1 day course  Shore-based presentations and workshops for groups of 3 or more, with the presentations all covered in one day.   £195.00 pp.  To book click here with preferred dates (Sat/Sun)

Email to arrange a course

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