The Balearic Basin region accommodates a wide variety of underwater and bird species. During this expedition, students will learn about these fascinating animals and will possibly spot them! You may encounter bottlenose dolphins, pilot whales, sperm whales, cormorants, sea turtles and Risso’s dolphins, among others!
Get involved tagging Carretta carretta, the loggerhead sea turtle and participate on the lookout for beautiful Balearic shearwaters and other amazing sea birds. As from this summer, this project will also be performing manta trawls, measuring the amount of micro-plastic particles in the sea.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to collect scientific data, identify various species and sail a classic ship! Enjoy delicious and sustainable meals and make a difference to marine conservation; data collected contributes to the management of the marine protected areas explored on this expedition.
Monitor the presences and behaviour of species such as Risso's dolphins, bottlenose and common dolphins, fin whales, pilot whales, sperm whales, Balearic shearwaters, Adouin gulls, loggerhead sea turtles, swordfish, bluefin tuna, manta rays etc.