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Rubio visits Mote to discuss threats to oceans

Rubio visits Mote to discuss threats to oceans

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium hosted Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) at its City Island campus on Thursday to discuss urgent threats facing Florida’s oceans

February 24, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote cinches deal with County

Mote cinches deal with County

Sarasota blesses plan to allow Mote land for aquarium along I-75 at Nathan Benderson Park.

February 11, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Three stranded Pygmy whales die

Three stranded Pygmy whales die

“She repeatedly struggled to swim on her own, showed no interest in food, and was being treated for pneumonia,
parasites known as nasotrema, and gastric issues.”

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Massive Manta Ray helps Mote study ocean condition, behavior

Massive Manta Ray helps Mote study ocean condition, behavior

The team successfully completed the transfer of a 700-plus pound manta with an 11.4-foot wingspan.

July 4, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Clam restoration under way in Sarasota Bay

Clam restoration under way in Sarasota Bay

Conservationists are ramping up clam-restoration efforts now in Sarasota Bay, Florida — locally the first of their kind — in partnership with Mote Marine Laboratory scientists who study how to fine-tune shellfish restoration methods to benefit the Bay. The nonprofit Sarasota Bay Watch and its volunteers have begun purchasing and releasing native southern hard clams […]

July 4, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Will Longboat step-up turtle light enforcement?

Will Longboat step-up turtle light enforcement?

In 2016 the town of Longboat Key finally adopted a series of measures to protect endangered sea turtles during the nesting season.

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Mote tops rankings for nonprofit marine research

Mote tops rankings for nonprofit marine research

“This study reflects our dedication to innovative and meaningful research.”

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Brody bashes Barwin over Mote move

Brody bashes Barwin over Mote move

“I fully expect you to insert yourself in these conversations and know when something this big is happening to the economy of Sarasota. I look at this like a failure on our part.”

February 28, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote plans aquarium at rowing park along I-75

Mote plans aquarium at rowing park along I-75

Mote will build a new Aquarium on mainland Sarasota County next to University Town Center on 5 acres of county-owned land within Nathan Benderson Park.

February 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Scientists study rapidly diminishing stone crabs

Scientists study rapidly diminishing stone crabs

The significant decline in annual landings since 2000 is concerning for the fisheries future sustainability.

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »