Ecology Programs

Manta & Ray Ecology, Coral ID, Shark Ecology, Fish ID, Sea Turtle Ecology

Gone Diving offers all of SSI”s Ecology programs through a Virtual Program. That means we don’t have to meet at the shop to complete the course. We would schedule a virtual meeting to complete the classroom sessions. These courses are very well done and offer some great information. Minimum Age is 10 years old. No diving with these courses. We do a minimum of one student to a max of 4. You can start today!

Shark Ecology:
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.

Sea Turtle Ecology:
This program teaches you the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common species of sea turtles, describes their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. You will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification after completing this program.

Marine Ecology:
This program provides a general understanding of the complex and exciting science of marine ecology, which is the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment, the flow of energy through communities, and the link between ocean ecosystems. You will earn the SSI Marine Ecology Specialty certification after completing this program.

Coral Identification:
Coral reefs are the building blocks of many ocean ecosystems. This program teaches you the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common families of coral species. You will earn the SSI Coral Identification Specialty certification after completing this program.

Fish Identification:
The ocean is filled with fascinating and beautiful fish of every shape and size. This non-diving specialty program teaches you the skills and concepts required to identify the common families of the Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and Red Sea reef fish. You will earn the SSI Fish Identification Specialty certification after completing this program.