CITIZEN SCIENCE EXPEDITION0
PELAGIC & REEF DIVERSITY OF THE ARCHIPIELAGO DE REVILLAGIGEDO
ABOARD QUINO EL GUARDIAN
Dr. Carlos Sanchez
Socorro Islands – Pelagic & Reef Diversity
$3300 per person, quad occupancy
Join the amazing crew of the Quino El Guardian and Dr. Carlos Sanchez-Ortiz (UABCS) on one of the most inspiring dive adventures of your lifetime!
Dr. Sanchez has extensive knowledge in most all animal species found in the Socorro and the Sea of Cortez and specializes in invertebrates, sea fans, gorgonians, and corals. The more we learn about them, the more we can care for and conserve them.
Enjoy daily research projects and presentations to help answer these questions and more:
· How many fish species are in Revillagigedo Archipelago?
· Where do the species come from?
· How do species become unique at Revillagigedo Archipelago?
· How healthy are the reefs of the Relivillagidedo Archipelago?
· How does climate change or human impacts affecting the biodiversity of the reef?
· Fishes & zooplankton identification workshop
Day 1 – Board the boat at 5pm at Marina La Playita in San Jose del Cabo / Dinner is served at 7pm / Boat departs shortly thereafter
Day 2 – Day at sea
Day 3 – San Benedicto, 4 dives scheduled
Day 4 – Socorro, 3 dives scheduled (check in with Naval Station)
Day 5 – Socorro, 4 dives scheduled
Day 6 – Roca Partida, 3 dives scheduled
Day 7 – Roca Partida, 3 dives scheduled
Day 8 – San Benedicto, 4 dives scheduled. At the end of this day we will start our departure to San Jose del Cabo
Day 9 – At sea
Day 10 – Arrive at San Jose del Cabo some time in the early morning hours – Disembark at 8:30am
Additional and supporting information can be found here:
http://datamares.ucsd.edu/eng/ – excellent source of scientific information presented in layman terms
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