Welcome to the Mediterranean Sea

This website is about the monitoring protocols for the Mediterranean Sea developed by the Reef Check organizations working in this geographic area since 2008. To know more about the Reef Check Foundation and its worldwide activities please visit:



To know more about the activities carried out by each national organisations please visit their websites.

Underwater Monitoring Protocol

The first training course on marine restoration in the Mediterranean
Documents and application form
MERCES Course-application Tricase.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.7 MB


Reports the mortality events of gorgonians, sponges and other invertebrates that took place in the Mediterranean in 2018

Bookmark with calendar 2019
MME2018 BookCalendar EN.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 10.1 MB

by February 10, 2019

Mediterranean Protocols

Participating to one of the Reef Check Mediterranean Sea protocols is an extraordinary opportunity of taking part in an ambitious project of scientific research, able to add value to any individual observation supplied.