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Cownose ray pup born at Mote Aquarium

Mote Aquarium staff had an exciting surprise this morning — a new cownose ray pup! The pup was born in the Ray Tray touch pool, which includes cownose rays, an Atlantic stingray, and a yellow stingray. The ray pup will be moved to a behind-the-scenes area to be closely monitored by Aquarium staff...

Mote 2022 Sea Turtle Nesting Updates

MOTE'S SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION & RESEARCH PROGRAM Thousands of sea turtles nest (lay eggs) each year on southwest Florida beaches. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium scientists study and tag these endangered and threatened species to help protect their future on our changing planet. Learn more...

Mote welcomes new sea turtle patients

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium took in 16 Kemp's ridley sea turtles from the northeast United States. The turtles were found cold-stunned and were brought to Mote for rehabilitation. Check out the video below to learn more!

Mote releases loggerhead patient Rosemary from hospital after rehab

On the last day of November, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium sent off our loggerhead patient Rosemary. Rosemary was found stranded on the beach near Manasota Key Road in Englewood on October 29, 2021. Examination showed that Rosemary was suffering from exposure to Florida red tide toxins. Interestingly,...