Topics covered include but are not limited to:
Introduction to cetacean biology
Introduction to delphinid species of Bimini
Photo-ID and video analysis
During our boat based surveys, students will learn species identification, photo-ID, techniques in surface observations (including GPS) and when possible, observe the animals under water and collect photograph and video data.
Cost: $2,779** per person (USD)
12 nights accommodation (double occupancy**)
3 meals a day
8 half-day boat trips in search of dolphins
1 boat trip in search of reef sharks
Transportation from airport to hotel in Bimini
Certificate of completion
Not included: Airfare to/from Bimini, Bahamas
You must be at least 18 years old to participate. No previous experience with marine mammals or marine biology is required, however, all participants should be comfortable on a boat, snorkeling and working as a team.
Course may be used for general enrichment or course credit; however the student is solely responsible for arranging credit with their home institution.
This is your chance for a hands-on research experience with wild dolphins in the clear, warm waters of the Bahamas! Come join us! There are only a few slots left!
For more information on this course, please contact us.
For more information on the Bimini Travel Course program, follow this link.
Full payment is now required at the time of booking.
**Cost listed is for double occupancy. Single occupancy requires a $623 supplement.
**Pay by check or money order (USD) to receive a $105 discount! Checks must be received by 1 May 2009. After this date, only credit cards or PayPal will be accepted.