Podcast: You otter tune in…

Can you tell a river otter from a sea otter? Do you know if otters are related more closely to cats or dogs? Do you know what a watershed is, and why it matters to otters? If you answered no to any of these questions, or you simply want to learn more about otters in the wild and at Mote Aquarium, then join hosts Hayley and Joe as they interview Amanda Foltz, Senior Aquarium Biologist for otters at Mote. Mote Aquarium houses three orphaned otters in its exhibit "Otters & Their Waters" (www.mote.org/otters).


Riverview High School – Mote Aquaculture Partnership Recognized by FDACS

Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently recognized the success of Riverview High School’s program Stars to Starfish, which features eco-friendly aquaculture (fish farming) technology made possible through a multi-year partnership with Mote Marine Laboratory scientists.

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Free Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum - October 12th

The Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum — a group for anglers, scientists and others seeking to proactively address fisheries management and science topics in the Sarasota Bay area — is gearing up for its October meeting.

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Mote Science Café: The Teeth Beneath

Please join us on October 12th at Libby's LBar for a conversation about "The Teeth Beneath!" Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Cafe and conversation will run from 6-7:30 p.m.

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Registration Now Open: Night of Fish, Fun & Fright

Buoys and ghouls of all ages are invited to dress up in costume for a Night of Fish, Fun & Fright! Unearth shark teeth in “Coffin Creek," enjoy deep-sea delights in the “Diner of the Dead" and take part in Mad Science experiments and activities. Don’t miss our signature underwater pumpkin carving in our spooktacular shark habitats! Enjoy entertainment from students at EveryOneRocks and performances from Mad Science!

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