Mote Top Revenue Producer

Sarasota News Events: Mote Receives Top Revenue Producer Award: by SEAN STOVER Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is pleased to be recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as the #1 revenue-generating cultural nonprofit in…

Season Total Sea Turtles 2023

Sarasota News Events:  Mote Marine Sea turtle totals Steve Stover As sea turtle nesting season has officially concluded on Florida’s Southwest coast as of Oct. 31, Mote’s Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program (STCRP), which…

Mote Marine opens Caribbean king crab hatchery

Sarasota News Events Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium celebrated the official opening of its Florida Coral Reef Restoration Crab Hatchery Research Center, which is the first fully operational Caribbean king crab hatchery of its kind…

Mote Shows Decline in Goliath Grouper

Sarasota News Events Mote science highlights the decline of Goliath grouper population in a new study According to newly published data in the international, peer-reviewed scientific journal Fishes, Goliath grouper, an ecologically vital species, has…

Mote: Reef Sharks Endangered

Sarasota News Events: Mote Marine: Overfishing is driving reef sharks toward extinction, according to new study published today in the peer-reviewed journal, Science. The five main shark species that live on coral reefs — grey…

Mote’s New Key Largo Coral Nursery

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium announced the official opening of its second satellite coral nursery at the Reefhouse Resort & Marina in Key Largo, Florida. The facility joins Mote’s main Keys lab, the Elizabeth Moore…

Shark migrates from the Arctic

What’s a shark ordinarily associated with the Arctic doing around a Caribbean coral reef? Unexpected catch marks first-time sleeper shark found in Western Caribbean: Special feature Our Town Sarasota  A half-blind shark that is typically…