Mote Marine Lab is a world-renowned marine science laboratory located in Sarasota, Florida. It was founded in 1955 by Dr. Eugenie Clark and has grown to become one of the top marine research facilities in the United States. Mote specializes in all aspects of oceanography including coral reef health, climate change, fisheries ecology, coastal resource management, marine mammal conservation and ocean engineering. The lab’s mission is to advance understanding of the world’s oceans through research, education, and outreach. Mote Marine Lab offers a variety of educational programs for all ages, from school field trips to summer camps and lectures. They also provide various volunteer opportunities which involve working alongside scientists, educators and other professionals on research projects. Mote is also popular destination for visitors to the Sarasota area. Their exhibits, aquariums and events draw hundreds of thousands of people each year who want to learn more about the ocean as well as be entertained by marine life.
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