Become a LionFish hunter today and enroll in our program. After you’ve successfully completed the theoretical part of the course. You will then be able to participate in the practical part of the course with one of our diving partners on the island. Contact us today, do the e-learning online at home and start diving as soon as you’re able to dive on Aruba!
The LionFish eLearning course is based on the combination of knowledge from the Aruba LionFish management plan, REEF (Reef Environmental Education Foundation), Belize, Bonaire, and guidelines of PADI Distinctive Specialty Course Invasive LionFish Tracker.
To complete the course students will need to complete the practical part of the course with an instructor licensed by the Aruba LionFish Initiative Foundation.
The eLearning Course is also suitable for snorkelers and volunteers participating in marine science projects in Aruba.
This course is designed for new hunters to learn basic knowledge about LionFish, which you will use during the practical part of the course. Also, it will help you become an ambassador for the Aruba LionFish Initiative Foundation. You will be able to inform other curious people about the problem and spread the word, hopefully inspiring them to help us fight the LionFish invasion.
- An interest in learning to know more of the invasive LionFish
|The LionFish Problem|
|What is the problem?||00:30:00|
|Disturbance of the ecosystem||00:00:00|
|How did LionFish come to the Caribbean?||00:00:00|
|Q1 What is the problem?||00:03:00|
|Different kinds of LionFish||00:30:00|
|The LionFish lifecycle||00:00:00|
|Are LionFish dangerous to humans?||00:00:00|
|LionFish habitat preference and behavior||00:30:00|
|Q2 LionFish Biology||00:03:00|
|Culling and Hunting LionFish|
|Culling and hunting techniques||00:00:00|
|Spearing and containment devices||00:00:00|
|Capturing with nets||00:00:00|
|Marine life and environment||00:00:00|
|LionFish sting first aid and treatment||00:00:00|
|Q3 Culling and hunting LionFish||00:03:00|
|Aruba LionFish Initiative Foundation|
|Aruba LionFish Initiative Foundation goals||00:00:00|
|Aruba’s hunting grounds||00:00:00|
|Culling and hunting with ALFI foundation||00:00:00|
|Q4 About the Foundation||00:05:00|
|LionFish theoretical exam||00:20:00|