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...

2020 Sea Turtle Nesting

ABOUT MOTE'S SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION & RESEARCH PROGRAM (Nesting updates are below.) Mote Marine Laboratory's Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program (STCRP) has monitored and studied sea turtle nesting along 35 miles of southwest Florida beaches since 1982. Mote staff and volunteers document...

Name a satellite-tagged sea turtle!

"Name Me" has a name! Contest winner Carol Bishop named the turtle Cecil, in honor of her mother. Thanks to Carol for her support of Mote's sea turtle research. Follow Cecil at mote.org/seaturtletracking From now through August 9, members of the public can support Mote Marine Laboratory’s...