Guided Dive in Reef Biology (BioGuiding)

You only see what you know!
Can you distinguish a wrasse from a parrotfish?
Do you know what surgeonfish eat?
Get a fascinating insight into the underwater world of the Red Sea.
An introduction by our marine biologists will give you valuable knowledge and magnificent details that will be verified and implemented with the subsequent dive. You can ask all your questions in an extensive debriefing.

NEW! We offer all topics of our BioGuidings as a MiniCourse (dry course) as well!

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Nemo and his stinging friend
Why is the stinging anemone only a safe home for the anemone fish? Why are anemone fish attacking huge “predators” like divers? Learn more about the exciting adventures of anemone fishes and their struggle to become a female!



3 Sexes – 1 wrasse
Why does a female wrasse change into a male? Why does coloration play such an important role in this? Learn more about this species-rich fish family and its various activities in the reef!



1000 and 1 fish
How many of them do you know?

On the reef you can find fishes of all the colours of the rainbow. Become acquainted with the most common fish families and you will be able to assign a fish to its family by looking at the way it swims.



My coral is my castle
Who is hiding between or inside the corals? A perfectly safe home for crustaceans, fish and other creatures. Get a glimpse of the protection emanating from corals and meet the squatters.


Masquerade in the reef
Mimicry & mimesis

Have you ever seen sea grass leaves with eyes and fins? Why do so many slugs have conspicuous colouration? During a dive you probably overlook many camouflaged creatures. Being aware that they exist will help you to find them.

Coral Reefs – an introduction
How fast does a reef grow? Why are more fish on this side of the reef? What are the white spots on many corals?

This BioGuiding gives you an overview of reef construction and functions as well as local threats to Coral Reefs.

Stony corals
extraordinary constructors

Why are corals so colourful? How do corals eat and why is the sun important for their survival? Become acquainted with the defence strategies and adaptations of corals at different depths. 



Fluorescence-Nightdiving (Blue light night dive)

Experience a great night dive with the reef gleaming in bright fluorescent colours!

See corals, lizard fish and other animals glowing. This guarantees a thrilling night dive and is a unique experience for every diver.

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