Mote Winter Break Camps: It’s ‘snow’ joke!

Students in grades 1st- 5th are invited to attend Mote’s Winter Break Camps running Dec. 27-29 and January 3-5, 2018 from 8:00 to 12 pm. Students will explore all things marine during Mote’s winter themed camps including “Sea”son’s Eatings, Do You “Sea” What I “Sea?” and Snowflakes of the Ocean. Campers are welcome to join us for all 6 days or just their favorites.

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Snook Shindig catches valuable fisheries data

More than 40 anglers participated in the 2017 William R. Mote Memorial Snook Shindig, a research-based catch, sample and release tournament on Nov. 3-4. This unique tournament involves the public in monitoring for snook released in fisheries enhancement studies.

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Mote scientist researches impacts on stone crab fishery

Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opened this month in state and federal waters with high expectations. The fishery however, has seen more ebbs than flows over the last decade due to a kaleidoscope of challenges.

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