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Coral identification

The SSI Ecology courses, are the perfect companion for a dive-free time. You can also use them to prepare for your next diving holiday.

The Ecology courses are digital-only courses that you can read online or on your app. Of course, the DiveWinns team is available to answer any questions you may have!

Coral Identification Helps you to recognize and identify the corals whose infinite variety make the tropical seas so unique. Those who know more, see more.

Course description:

What are corals actually? Animals? Plants?
What is a coral flower and how do corals reproduce?
How do I identify different coral species? How are species named? What steps do you take to identify corals?

How was the Caribbean formed? How did the Indo-Pacific and the Red Sea form? What corals do we find and where?

Qualifications after the course:

The course concludes with the SSI Coral Identification Certificate, which counts towards the Advanced Open Water recognition level or further levels of experience. 24 logged dives and 4 specialty courses and you will reach the level of SSI Advanced Open Water Divers.

After the course you will have learnt many interesting facts about the interrelationships of the sea and understand more about its inhabitants.

170 €

  • Digital Training
  • Certification
  • Certification card

At the moment, this course is not scheduled. Contact us and we would be happy to organize it for you.


Theory: The Ecology courses are digital-only trainings. Once you have completed the course and taken the final test, we will certify you as a Coral Identification Specialist.

You will need to register with SSI so that we can unlock the course for you. Simply click on the button above to register.




Digital teaching material
Certification card after successful completion of the course