Rare Shark Tagged Near Cuba “Phones Home” Near U.S. Coast

A rare longfin mako shark satellite-tagged near Cuba recently “phoned home” off the U.S. Atlantic coast, say Mote Marine Laboratory scientists and colleagues who tagged the mako during the first-ever expedition to satellite-tag sharks in Cuban waters.

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Oct. 3: Support Mote at second annual masquerade gala

Enjoy an enchanted evening full of dancing and mystery while supporting Mote Marine Laboratory at the second annual masquerade gala, Bal Masque: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The gala takes place Saturday, Oct. 3., at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota, Fla., 34236.

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Sharky’s on the Pier supports research at Mote

On Friday, Aug. 14, Sharky’s on the Pier donated $1,100 to help advance Mote Marine Laboratory's research. The donation will be split evenly among four Mote research programs: Ecotoxicology, Sea Turtle Conservation and Research, Coral Reef Restoration and Fisheries Habitat Ecology.

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