MMF sets out MEGA plans


MMF sets out MEGA plans

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Picture: Anna Flam / MMF

“Go deeper with a marine biologist as your dive-buddy” is the proposition from Mozambique-based charity Marine Megafauna Foundation for its “MEGA” scuba-diving expeditions for advanced divers, exploring the country’s southern coast and visiting dive-sites not generally available to the public.

Possible sightings include a mobula cleaning station (one of only two known worldwide), mantas, whale sharks, turtles, dolphins, humpback whales and reef sharks.

2 January 2019

MEGA expeditions are designed to help fund MMF’s research work.

The seven-day educational trips accommodate up to five guests, run from 15-23 June and 17-25 August, and cost from £2550pp, excluding flights from the UK.

Guests can get hands-on by taking ID photos during boat-based and aerial surveys, helping to build the MMF manta-ray and whale-shark database and learning to identify animals’ maturity and gender while recording environmental conditions.



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