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Objective

The Underwater Gardens of La Selva
Research of the marine environment, and especially the populations of violescent sea-whip, at the head of the underwater canyon of Blanes (Costa Brava). The study focuses on the range between 30-70m deep.

Targeted Species & Habitats

The Underwater Gardens of La Selva

About this project

The Underwater Gardens of La Selva
Long-term research carried out by a local NGO to study and further understand the populations of the violescent sea-whip in Southern Costa Brava, where the tallest specimens in the whole Mediterranean have been found. This study requires deep dives done by expert divers, and thus volunteers are not accepted. The project does have the collaboration of local dive clubs.

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The Underwater Gardens of La Selva

How can you contribute?

 

Scientists of this project accept only local dive centres as long-term collaborators to help them monitor the sea-whip populations of the area long-term, due to the complexity of the study, the accuracy of the data they need, and the depths at which they usually operate.

 

If you are a local dive centre and would like to collaborate, contact them at gorgonieslaselva@gmail.com.

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The Underwater Gardens of La Selva
s'Agulla
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