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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Shark Days at Mote: a success!

Mote Marine Laboratory extends a huge thank you to all who came out to celebrate the first Shark Days at Mote: Real Sharks, Real Science.

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Mote and FWC release snook into acclimation enclosures in Sarasota Bay

On Tuesday, Aug. 11, scientists of Mote Marine Laboratory and Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) placed hatchery-reared juvenile snook into acclimation enclosures in Sarasota Bay – and will release the fish into the wild from the enclosures on Friday, Aug. 14 – as part of an ongoing research project focused on finding the most effective methods to replenish and enhance wild snook populations.

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