White shark tagging expedition is starting strong

Mote Marine Laboratory Senior Scientist Dr. Bob Hueter is gearing up for his next shark research adventure. Hueter serves as Chief Scientist for the organization OCEARCH, which is undertaking its latest scientific expedition to tag and sample white sharks (commonly nicknamed “great white sharks”)—part of a long term quest to understand the complete life history of these top predators along eastern North America.

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Breakthrough: Restored corals ready to become parents

For the first time, massive corals restored to Florida's Coral Reef are ready to become parents in the wild—a breakthrough in Mote Marine Laboratory's scientific efforts to restore critically imperiled coral reefs, the “rainforests of the sea,” to self-sustaining life.

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