Global leader in fisheries-enhancement science retires

Mote Marine Laboratory’s Dr. Ken Leber transitioned to the role of Senior Scientist Emeritus on Jan. 5, 2021, capping off his groundbreaking 35-year career focused on responsibly enhancing fisheries that nourish communities and economies around the world.   

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Achieving fin-tastic firsts with sharks, rays, fisheries - 2020 Annual Report

This year, Mote scientists and partners helped us see fisheries, sharks and rays in whole new ways, conducting one of Mote's largest snook-release experiments for fisheries enhancement, piecing together a new understanding of great white shark movement in the North Atlantic, contributing to global studies on reef sharks along with manta and devil rays, and much more.

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Mote is growing, and not just our Aquarium - 2020 Annual Report

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is growing in many ways—creating the new Mote Science Education Aquarium (Mote SEA), planning the evolution of Mote's primary research campus on City Island, Sarasota, and launching new scientific efforts at facilities we've recently established: our Florida Red Tide Mitigation & Technology Development Facility and our International Coral Gene Bank.

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