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Octopus swimming, cephalopod speciality course


Only available at Scuba Murcia

PADI Cephalopod Speciality 

This PADI Cephalopod Specialty course is Exclusive to Scuba Murcia. We are the only dive centre in the world to conduct this course!

If you are interested in Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus this course is a must have for you. You will learn so much about these amazing creatures and how to dive with them responsibly while recording data and helping with local conservation. This course has been writen specifically for divers who have an interest in cephalopods, who want to improve their knowledge and diving skills and want to learn how to interact with these animals in a safe and low impact way.


Whats included -

  • 2 x Open Water dives

    • Buoyancy and propulsion workshop (for safe approach and movement around animals)​

    • Data collection techniques & recording

    • Animal and Habitat identification

    • Animal interactions (when cephalopods are seen)

  • Full presentation on cephalopods including the following topics -

    • Biology and physiology​

    • Characteristics and behavior

    • Life span, courtship and mating

    • Diet

    • Defense mechanisms

    • Habitat identification

    • Ecosystems

    • Threats and conservation

    • Diving and responsible interactions 


- Hold a PADI Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent

- Be at least 15 years old

2 x dives €220
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