Liveaboard and research expedition in Raja Ampat Nation Park.
Departing from Sorong on January 6th 2019.
Join the research team in Raja Ampat in January 2019 as we explore one of the world’s last frontiers.
Indo Ocean Project is partnering with Pirates Bay Cruises is proud to announce The Raja Ampat Expedition! This dive packed 10 day sailing adventure of a lifetime takes our resident projects on the road across islands and seas through one of the last ocean frontiers. Work alongside a team of international and local marine biologists and dive instructors and take part in data collection and citizen science for Dr Mark Bond from Florida International University, eOceans, Shark-Base, and Manta ID projects. Make your next holiday count and take part in an ongoing research project that spans the country of Indonesia. With 3 survey and research dives scheduled per day, workshops, and land excursion, this is an action packed 10 day adventure to some of the world’s most pristine reefs.
As a research assistant you will be working and living alongside experienced marine biologists, dive instructors, and boat captain. Every one of the dives are dedicated to baited remote underwater video (BRUV) surveys, survey diving, and photographic identification of sharks and rays. We make every dive count! With 29 dives schedule over 10 day, this is a jammed packed program.
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