SSI Fish Identification – Virtual Classroom Sessions
So, you're traveling to an exotic tropical island, or you just finished watching a great movie featuring amazing fish.
This course is designed to provide insight into the world of fish! So, you're traveling to an exotic tropical island, or you just finished watching a great movie featuring stunning and unique fish. Wouldn't it be great to know what they are called? In this course, you will develop the knowledge and the ability to recognize and identify common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and Red Sea reef fish. You will learn how to look for characteristics, both morphological and behavioral, that will help you classify and identify all kinds of fish. You'll be an expert in no time! A quick note about fish in the sea: while there are a few different fish families that are found only in the Indo-Pacific and not in the Caribbean, many are found in both! In some cases, only certain species are found in one location or another, but for the most part, you'll find similar fish in both the Caribbean Sea, Indo-Pacific Ocean, and even the Red Sea. A parrotfish is a parrotfish, no matter where it lives! This course is designed to provide an overview of the families of fish found in the Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and the Red Sea, many of which are found in all three locations.