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Scientific Diving Experience in Portofino

Dive with us in the Marine Protected Area of Portofino while you support scientific efforts to survey the penshell population of the MPA. In co-operation with the international project Ramoge, we survey populations of Pinna nobilis in the natural reserve. A marine biologist will guide your dive and introduce you to the underwater wildlife of this area, which is world-known for its coralligen habitats and rich biodiversity.

Highlights

Scientific Diving Experience in Portofino
  • Enjoy a guided dive in the beautiful waters of Portofino's Marine Protected Area while you support scientific efforts to build knowledge in its local marine biodiversity.
  • Take part in in project Ramoge, an international survey of penshell populations in the Mediterranean.
  • Learn how to gather relevant data on Pinna nobilis, a protected Mediterranean penshell species that thrives in posidonia meadows.  
  • Go back to the diving centre to review, comment and share your data!

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Scientific Diving Experience in Portofino

What to expect?

Scientific Diving Experience in Portofino
Armed with rulers and pencils, we will dive to measure the lenght and width of Pinna nobilis shells we encounter during the dive. Our reports will increase international data bases on this protected organism.

Price and optionals

Scientific Diving Experience in Portofino
  •   From: € 40.00 per person

Important info

Scientific Diving Experience in Portofino
  •   Duration: Under 4h
  •   Effort: Active
  •   Skills required: Intermediate, Expert, Beginner, Advanced
  •   Difficulty level: Easy
  •   Languages spoken: English, Italian
  •   Minimum group size: 2
  •   Maximum group size: 5
We provide full diving gear at an additional price of €25.

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Scientific Diving Experience in Portofino

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Member of Wildsea Europe since 22/03/2016
Diving Evolution di Galliadi Andrea
Scuba diving and snorkeling in the MPA of Portofino. All Padi course from Owd to AI.
Diving Evolution di Galliadi Andrea
via Favale 31 16038
Portofino Genoa Liguria (Italy)

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