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ABOUT SECAC

SECAC is a scientific NGO, founded in 1993, that aims to conduct   and promote research projects and conservation efforts   regarding cetaceans in the    Canary Islands.

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VISION

 In the Canary Islands 30 species of cetaceans    have been recorded. They are protected by regional, national and     european regulations as well as by international    conventions approved by the Spanish state.

MISSION

This research group has a large experience  in the field of conservation biology, a discipline that combines researchconservation  and management of biodiversity.

MILESTONES

Click here below to discover the most outstanding milestones of SECAC!

OUR TEAM

It is thanks to a coordinated team, if every day we can carry out our projects, and achieve our goals. We’re glad to present the SECAC Team!

Canary Island Cetaceans Research Center (CICC)

Biological Reference Collection of Cetaceans of Macaronesia (CBRCM)

Participation in  national and international forums

FIND OUT HOW TO SUPPORT US!

Support SECAC in all its projects, and join the team!

GET ON BOARD!

In 1993 Vidal Martin Martel founded the SECAC with great passion, enthusiasm and the main goal of promoting research, conservation and dissemination of cetaceans in the Canary Islands.  

Since then, SECAC has been faithful to its commitment, and now we want to share our passion and experience with you. 

Live an amazing experience on board our sailboat and contribute to the scientific research in the “Canary Island Sperm Whales Project” !

Be part of our Citizen Science Project “Come to the sea with us”, click here Below!

“Citizen Science” refers to the general public engagement in scientific research activities when citizens actively contribute to science either with their intellectual effort or surrounding knowledge or with their tools and resources “ 

(white paper on citizen science from the European Commission, 2014) 

1 Day Expedition

Become a researcher for a day 

3 Days Expedition

discover the cetaceans off Canary Islands alongside experts

7 Days Expedition

 Let yourself be inspired by an amazing experience: get on board for an entire week!