Gulen Dive Resort and ScubaPixel invite nudibranch lovers, divers and underwater photographers to join the annual Nudibranch Safari in March 2015.
During the Nudibranch Safari the participants will learn more about nudibranch identification, biology, behavior, food habits, reproduction and other aspects of nudibranch life – including how to photograph them under water.
The event is led by award-winning underwater photographer Christian Skauge and some of the top nudibranch experts in the world:
• Bernard Picton, author of “A Field Guide to the Nudibranchs of the British Isles”
• Erling Svensen, photographer of the book “Marine fish & invertebrates of Northern Europe”
• Dr. Jussi Evertsen, head of a nudibranch distribution/diversity project at the Univ. in Trondheim.
Participants can fly in to Bergen from over 50 European cities and transfer to Gulen Dive Resort by bus or speed ferry.
Price NOK 5.390,- incl. accommodation and unlimited house reef/local diving.
Dates: 12.-16. and 19.-23. March 2015
On March 16.-19. a Nudibranch Symposium aimed at nudibranch researchers and is scientists is held. Please get in touch if you have interest in participating!
Daily talks about nudibranch biology and behavior as well as underwater photography is included. The event is highly attractive for both underwater photographers and marine biologists!
Gulen Dive Resort is a PADI resort located close to the mouth of the Sognefjord just north of Bergen on the Norwegian west coast – an area known for its great nudibranch diversity.
So far a staggering 65 different species have been spotted at Gulen Dive Resort, including several species never before found in Norwegian waters. Join the Nudibranch Safari and experience diving with thousands of nudibranchs!
Read more about this unique workshop at www.scubapixel.com/nudisafari