Citizen science network

Skaphandrus
Citizen Science

Science in your hands

With Skaphandrus you become part of a global network of divers and sea lovers who exchange information on which species they find and where, when and how to find them! You can make the difference for Science. And Science will make a difference for you!

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If you need any help feel free to write to us on support@skaphandrus.com.
Ocean Life Identification

Skaphandrus
Ocean Life ID

Ever wondered what animals you see underwater?

Ocean Life ID is a simple and fast identification tool developed by biologists, illustrators and divers so anyone can find the name of a species in an easy and intuitive way. Knowing about sea life was never made so easy!

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If you need any help feel free to write to us on support@skaphandrus.com.
UW Contests

Skaphandrus
Underwater Contests

Take part and win prizes!

Get recognition from your photos and also apply for great prizes! Everyone has a chance and this may be yours! Check the currently running contests.

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If you need any help feel free to write to us on support@skaphandrus.com.
Latest user activity
Ju Teixeira
2 days ago Ju Teixeira added spot Illa de Rua.
February 5th at 11:34am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus, (Retzius, 1783) on the photo Echinaster sepositus.
February 5th at 10:49am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Cerianthus membranaceus, (Spallanzani, 1784) on the photo Falta identificar.
February 5th at 10:48am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Tripterygion delaisi, Blache, 1970 on the photo Caboz amarelo.
February 5th at 10:48am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Boops boops, (Linnaeus, 1758) on the photo Cardume de bogas.
February 5th at 10:46am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Diplodus cervinus cervinus, (Lowe, 1838) on the photo Luis Morais.
February 5th at 10:46am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Trivia monacha, (da Costa, 1778) on the photo Freirinha.
February 5th at 10:45am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Boops boops, (Linnaeus, 1758) on the photo Bogas.
February 5th at 10:44am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Tritonia striata, Haefelfinger, 1963 on the photo Tritonia striata.
February 5th at 10:42am
Angelo Miguel Gomes
2 days ago Angelo Miguel Gomes validated the species Monotaxis grandoculis, (Forsskål, 1775) on the photo Cinzento.
February 5th at 10:34am
Identification modules
Most recently added
01/27/2016
11 days ago

Stone curlews

Stone curlews

01/27/2016
11 days ago

Auks, Murres and Puffins

Auks, Murres and Puffins

01/14/2016
24 days ago

Damselfishes and Clownfishes

Damselfishes and Clownfishes

01/11/2016
27 days ago

Parrotfish

Parrotfish

12/18/2015
1 month ago

Snappers

Snappers

12/18/2015
1 month ago

Seagulls

Seagulls

12/18/2015
1 month ago

Dottybacks

Dottybacks

11/25/2015
2 months ago

Nudibranchs

Nudibranchs

Most recently used modules
Ruben Sardinha
1 day ago Ruben Sardinha traded 0 points by module Turtles.
February 6th at 10:15pm
Ruben Sardinha
1 day ago Ruben Sardinha traded 98 points by module Parrotfish.
February 6th at 10:15pm
Ruben Sardinha
1 day ago Ruben Sardinha traded 0 points by module Seagulls.
February 6th at 10:15pm
Ruben Sardinha
1 day ago Ruben Sardinha traded 0 points by module Snappers.
February 6th at 10:15pm
Ruben Sardinha
1 day ago Ruben Sardinha traded 0 points by module Auks, Murres and Puffins.
February 6th at 10:15pm
Luis Alberto Miguens
2 days ago Luis Alberto Miguens traded 77 points by module Sleepers.
February 5th at 8:00pm
Luis Alberto Miguens
2 days ago Luis Alberto Miguens traded 35 points by module Carnivores.
February 5th at 8:00pm
Luis Alberto Miguens
2 days ago Luis Alberto Miguens traded 40 points by module Whales.
February 5th at 8:00pm
Luis Alberto Miguens
2 days ago Luis Alberto Miguens traded 0 points by module Seagulls.
February 5th at 8:00pm
Luis Alberto Miguens
2 days ago Luis Alberto Miguens traded 0 points by module Snappers.
February 5th at 8:00pm
Underwater photography contests
Contest Status Photos Awards
FUN Azores 2015 Finished 1085 14
FUN Atlantic Finished 919 14
Latest activity in contests
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography The Passage 2 to the category Humans.
December 31st at 7:45pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography The Passage to the category Humans.
December 31st at 7:45pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography freedom of movement to the category Humans.
December 31st at 7:45pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography Under the Jetty 6 to the category Behaviour.
December 31st at 7:24pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography Under the Jetty 5 to the category Behaviour.
December 31st at 7:24pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography Under the Jetty 3 to the category Behaviour.
December 31st at 7:24pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography Under the Jetty 4 to the category Humans.
December 31st at 7:24pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography Under the Jetty 2 to the category Humans.
December 31st at 7:23pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography Under the Jetty to the category Behaviour.
December 31st at 7:23pm
Damir Zurub
1 month ago Damir Zurub associated photography Under the Jetty 7 to the category Behaviour.
December 31st at 7:23pm