Make a Difference Today
ADOPT AN ANIMAL
Through our "Adopt an Animal program," you help care for the animals that live at Mote. Adopt an Animal also has special opportunities to get to know the animals and our animal experts.
When one 8-year-old
Sarasota girl celebrated her birthday, she asked her friends to join
her for a fun day at Mote Aquarium. Her birthday wish was that each of
her friends make donations for the care of resident dolphins Harley and
Moonshine. Thanks to the Birthday Girl's generosity, she and her
friends paid for the medications that Harley and Moonshine received
Mote Marine Laboratory has been a leader in marine research since it was founded in 1955. Today, we incorporate public outreach as a key part of our mission. Mote is an independent nonprofit organization and has seven centers for marine research, the public Mote Aquarium and an Education Division specializing in public programs for all ages.