[MARMAM] Assistant positions for cetacean prospecting survey trip in the Caribbean_in April 2012

Lara Delgado lara_6_a_secas at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 7 13:44:02 PST 2012

 Dear all,


Positions are open for assisting with a cetacean survey trip in Cuba and
Jamaica water. Dates from 7th
to 15th of April 2012. Also from 16th
to 30th.




EDMAKTUB association for the study and disclosure of
aquatic environment is a NGO specially focused in the study of cetaceans. We
offer positions for volunteers to assist with the spring surveys trips in the

Our research
vessel, the catamaran MAKTUB, will set sail, from Santiago
de Cuba port the 7th of April
(early morning) and be back the 15th
of April. Volunteers are expected to arrive the 6th in the
afternoon (can stay overnight on board) and leave the 16th as the
boat will be back the 15th late in the afternoon (so can stay
overnight the 15th).


Visual and acoustical surveys
will be conducted from early morning to evening during the 9 days in the boat,
studying the distribution, behaviour, and sound production of the sighted
species. The assistants would be able to learn: species identification,
environmental and behavioural data collection, sound tracking and basic marine
navigating skills.

Assistants are required to pay
700€ for food and accommodation expenses in the research vessel during the 9

No previous experience is required, as the scientists
present in the prospective trip will teach the assistants.

If you are interested or want
more information, please write us sending your résumé at: info at edmaktub.com




All the Edmaktub team





EDMAKTUB, Association for the Study
and Disclosure of the Aquatic Environment


Web: www.edmaktub.com

Mail: info at edmaktub.com

Facebook: Edmaktub and Asoc Edmaktub

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