Grant for New Boat Enhances Mote’s Animal Rescues

The animal rescue and recovery team at Mote Marine Laboratory recently received $12,104 from the Sea Turtle Grants Program to purchase a new boat that will enhance Mote’s response to distressed sea turtles, dolphins and whales and enable new research about the threats they face.

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Dolphin Death is a Reminder to Protect Marine Life

One of the oldest dolphins in Sarasota Bay died on June 7 after ingesting fishing gear. This loss serves as a reminder to protect marine life while enjoying our coastal waters and beaches on July 4 and year ‘round.

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A Few Spots Remain for Summer Camps

Kids are getting into something fishy at Mote Marine Lab: Ocean-themed summer camps are in full swing, and spots remain open for pre-K and middle-school campers.

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Mote Scientist on TODAY Show: Great Whites Have Huge Following

Great white sharks Katharine and Betsy have quite a “fin” club & people around the globe are following their migrations online through OCEARCH — the group that led the charge to track them. On June 19 the sharks were featured on NBC’s Today when the show interviewed one of the scientists studying them: Dr. Robert Hueter of Mote Marine Laboratory.

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Sea Turtle Rescued by Coast Guard Getting TLC at Mote Marine Lab

A sea turtle rescued by the Coast Guard Sunday, June 15, one mile off Longboat Pass is being treated for boat-strike injuries today, June 17, at Mote Marine Laboratory. This turtle’s story serves as a reminder to watch out for marine animals while boating and to report animals in distress.

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