PADI AWARE Fish Identification

Enjoy dives even more when you can recognize and identify fish families and their characteristics.



Everyone likes to scuba dive or snorkel in warm, clear water on a vibrant coral reef, yet many people know little about what they’re seeing or the importance of reef ecosystems. The Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course helps you appreciate the complexity of these habitats and teaches you how you can help conserve these vital systems.

What the Course Entails

During two scuba dives, you’ll learn:

Course Pre-requisites

Anyone who has an interest in the aquatic world can take this course. There are no prerequisites or age restrictions and no water sessions are required to earn this non-diving certification. At least 10 years old

Course Flow

If you’re at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher, you can enrol in the AWARE - Fish Identification course.

How Can I Get Started?

Stop by your local dive shop, to enrol in the course.

What is the next adventure?

Advanced Rebreather Diver
AWARE Shark Conservation
Altitude Diver
Boat Diver
Cavern Diver
Deep Diver

Holidays featuring this Course

Solo Divers

Hotel Colombo

Azores, Azores

Located on the warmest and southernmost island of the Azores Archipelago, the Hotel Colombo is the ideal base for a diving holiday with manta ray encounters.

  • Located on Santa Maria Island
  • Dive with manta rays
  • Diving package included
  • Sandy beach close by
  • Haliotis Dive Centre close by
  • Nitrox available

Solo Divers

Siladen Resort & Spa

Indonesia, Siladen Island

Siladen Resort & Spa is exclusively located in the heart of the world renowned Bunaken National Marine Park abundant with amazing marine life, this exquisite hotel is the perfect place to relax.

  • Island resort with sandy beach
  • 10 bungalows split into 20 rooms
  • Premium and deluxe rooms
  • Spa/Pool/Pool Bar/WIFI/
  • Full board basis
  • Great for couples and non-divers

Solo Divers

Atmosphere Resort & Spa

Philippines, The Visayas

The Atmosphere Resort has an ideal location and offers comfort, quality and easy access to some of the top diving areas in the Philippines including Apo Island and the Dauin Marine Sanctuary.

  • Boutique Resort
  • PADI 5* dive centre & Free NITROX
  • Volcanic sand beach
  • Choice of restaurants
  • Ideal for families & couples
  • 20 minutes from Apo Island

Solo Divers

Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort

Philippines, Mindoro & Anilao

Located at the end of Mabini, Buceo is the only resort in Anilao that has a sandy beach and is surrounded by a reef full of marine life for guests to take full advantage of.

  • Located South of Mabini
  • BB & HB basis
  • Family resort
  • Dive centre on site
  • Beachfront location
  • 10 exclusive cabanas

Solo Divers

Velidhu Island Resort

Maldives, Ari Atoll

The contemporary Velidhu Island Resort is located on a tropical island surrounded by a pristine coral reef teeming with exquisite marine life including barracuda, sharks, turtles and rays!

  • Located on North Ari Atoll
  • Private island resort
  • Beach & water bungalows
  • Spa facilities available
  • Euro Divers on-site
  • Ideal resort for couples

Solo Divers

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Maldives, Ari Atoll

The Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa surrounded by a beautiful lagoon offers you an enticing blend of fun, relaxation and luxury in a setting of extraordinary natural magnificence.

  • Located on South Ari Atoll
  • Beautiful House Reef
  • Euro Divers on-site
  • Private Island Resort
  • 180 Beach & Water Villas
  • Choice of restaurants & bars

Solo Divers

Eriyadu Island Resort

Maldives, Male Atoll

The perfect escape Eriyadu is one of the smaller, more intimate resorts where you can indulge and relax on a breath-taking island and explore the beautiful house reef abundant with marine life.

  • Located on North Male Atoll
  • Beautiful small island resort
  • Private beach and house reef
  • Only 60 rooms on the island
  • Great for non-divers & couples
  • PADI dive centre on-site

Solo Divers

Kurumba Maldives

Maldives, Male Atoll

The Kurumba Maldives is an exotic private island resort located on the soft white sands of North Male Atoll just 15 minutes from Male International airport by speedboat.

  • Located on North Male Atoll
  • Excellent family resort
  • The very 1st Maldives resort
  • Close to famous Manta Point site
  • 9 restaurants to choose from
  • 180 rooms and bungalows

Solo Divers

Rihiveli Beach Resort

Maldives, Male Atoll

Rihiveli Beach Resort is located on a quiet island offering a rustic, barefoot existence and with direct access to the colourful house reef this certainly is a delightful resort.

  • Located on South Male Atoll
  • Rustic Maldivian island retreat
  • 48 beachfront bungalows
  • Euro Divers on-site
  • Full and Half board basis
  • Array of watersports activities

Solo Divers

Allegro Cozumel Resort

Mexico, Riviera Maya

The Allegro Cozumel Resort is situated right on San Francisco Beach on the famous island of Cozumel where two worlds of adventure co-exist, the fun in the sun and the amazing undersea world.

  • Located on Cozumel Island
  • Private sandy beach
  • All Inclusive resort
  • Free NITROX
  • Pro Dive Mexico on-site
  • Choice of restaurants & bars
  • Located on Playa Del Carmen
  • Located on Playa Del Carmen