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Mote falls millions short in request for funding from Manatee County

Mote falls millions short in request  for funding from Manatee County

The request emanates from Mote’s plan to build a Science Education Aquarium at Benderson Park near the University Parkway and I-75.

February 23, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota opposes Mote Marine fish farm plan

Sarasota opposes Mote Marine fish farm plan

City Commission cites red tide as major reason to object to net pen of 20,000 fish.

February 10, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fifth-graders learn sustainable fishing from reel pros at Mote

Fifth-graders learn sustainable fishing from reel pros at Mote

A group of 97 fifth-graders from Brentwood Elementary School in Sarasota County discovered the fun of sustainable fishing during Mote Marine Laboratory’s Teach-A-Kid Fishing & Ecology Clinic on Nov. 19 at Mote Aquaculture Research Park in eastern Sarasota County. Guided by Mote scientists, educators and volunteers, students learned best fishing practices and environmental stewardship, toured […]

December 19, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

In red tide’s wake, snook science to the rescue

In red tide’s wake, snook science to the rescue

During fall 2018, Florida red tide—a harmful bloom of Karenia brevis algae—intensified to a level that many marine animals could not survive. Of special concern was the impact on spawning female snook. If snook females full of eggs were dying, what would that mean for future generations? What did that mean for recreational fishing? What […]

December 18, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote teams up to research sharks and other migratory species

Mote teams up to research sharks and other migratory species

Mote Marine Laboratory is bringing its long history of shark expertise to a new consortium studying highly migratory species, thanks to new funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant program. The Pelagic Ecosystem Research Consortium (PERC) will have a goal of improving stock assessment, management and sustainability of highly migratory species, […]

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote launches stone crab research, education project with new grant

Mote launches stone crab research, education project with new grant

Mote Marine Laboratory is launching a new research and education project aimed at examining which coastal habitats might help stone crabs—a $30-million seafood staple in Florida—survive the growing threat of ocean acidification, thanks to a new grant from Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund. The $70,000 grant will be matched by Mote and support the latest […]

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sharks have little refuge from world fishing fleets

Sharks have little refuge from world fishing fleets

Even the remotest parts of the ocean appear to offer highly migratory sharks little refuge from industrialised fishing fleets, a ground-breaking study reports.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote names new Trustees and Board officers

Mote names new Trustees and Board officers

Dr. Michael P. Crosby will continue as President and Robert Essner will continue his Trustee service, now as Immediate Past-Chairman.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote scientist earns top honor for coral research

Mote scientist earns top honor for coral research

Muller is working to identify the pathogen of the disease and outline a plan for recovery. of Florida’s coral reefs.

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote Marine’s major plan to relocate aqaurium

Mote Marine’s major plan to relocate aqaurium

Mote Marine plans to build a new aquatic center at I-75. What is the timeline and the details?

April 30, 2019 | Posted in Stephen Reid, Top Box, Video | Read More »