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Give back to the sea while treating yourself and your favorite sea fans: Check out these great gifts from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and the partners who support us below!
For even more great gifts, please visit our gift shop on site at Mote Aquarium.
 


 

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Mote masks, Mote T-shirts made with recycled materials, stainless steel tumblers and other gifts will help you celebrate your love of the ocean and support Mote's critical mission of marine science, conservation and education.
 

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Protect Our Reefs license plate


Florida drivers can help support our "rainforests of the sea" by purchasing the Protect Our Reefs license plate. Each plate provides a $25 donation to Mote Marine Laboratory to help fund coral research, restoration, education and conservation.
 

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Ocean & Company
Products: Sea Turtle Tracking Bracelets

 

Your bracelet allows you to track a sea turtle satellite-tagged by Mote scientists and provides a donation to Mote’s Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program. Mote satellite-tags turtles to collect data on their movement patterns, migration routes and more, to inform sea turtle protection.

 

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Enzymedica 
Products: Aqua Biome Fish Oil

 

 

This unique omega blend is designed to benefit your health and the health of our oceans. Each Aqua Biome purchase contributes support to Mote's crucial effort to restore depleted coral reefs.

 

 

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Monica’s Boutique / Silver City Sarasota
Products: Tide Away jewelry collection

 

For each Tide Away piece sold, Silver City Sarasota donates 25% to Mote’s essential research on Florida red tides. Mote scientists study how these harmful algal blooms occur in the Gulf of Mexico and how to reduce their impacts to people and wildlife.

 

 

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Waterlust
Products: Ocean science-themed apparel

 

These stylish tops, leggings and other active apparel are made from recycled materials and printed with amazing patterns celebrating ocean species that need our help. The Sea Fan print benefits Mote's coral reef restoration and the Spotted Eagle Ray print benefits Mote's shark and ray research.

 

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Legend Bracelet
Product: Coral Legend Bracelet

 

Every five Coral Legend Bracelets sold help Mote to plant one coral onto depleted reefs. Mote leads innovative, science-based efforts to restore Florida’s Coral Reef, an imperiled “rainforest of the sea.” Your bracelet contains a capsule of sand from the area where your coral is planted.

 

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Tervis
Products: Insulated drink tumblers

 

Double-walled Tervis Tumblers keep your drinks hot or cold longer and feature stylish ocean motifs—hammerhead sharks and coral reefs—to celebrate and support marine science at Mote. Mote leads marine science worldwide, with more than 20 diverse research programs.

 

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Manatee Gourmet Coffee
Products: Coffee, mugs, manatee swag

 

Enjoy delicious coffee and manatee merch that helps to support manatees and their habitats. A portion of proceeds are donated to Mote, where scientists study Florida manatees to support conservation and management of this threatened species.

 

 

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Los Cayos
Product: Compact, sustainable litter bag

 

Los Cayos Apparel has collaborated with Mote Marine Laboratory and Barrel Bag to bring you this reusable, durable, washable bag for litter pickup, especially plastic. Fits in your glovebox / boat box until you're ready to leave the area better than when you arrived. $5 per bag donated to Mote. 

 

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Florida Pure Sea Salt

Gecko's Grill & Pub

Gecko's Grill & Pub has been supporting Mote since 2018 when Southwest Florida was hit by red tide. The folks in their restaurant group whipped up a new cocktail, the Shark Lady, and pledged to donate $1 to Mote for each cocktail sold. Visit any one of their 6 locations, or the Dry Dock Waterfront Grill, and try out the Shark Lady drink while supporting Mote!

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Buff City Soap

Buff City Soap

Product: "Coral Reefer" handmade soap bar
Smells Like Protecting Our Reefs, Oceans, & the Precious Life Within Them.

Buff City Soaps are on a mission to create handmade products that are free of harsh ingredients and full of nourishing plant-based
goodies to make your skin happy. Purchase their "Coral Reefer" from their Gulf Breeze location and for each bar sold, $1 will be donated
to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium to help save our coral reefs! You can call in your order and they'll ship it directly to you!

 

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Ultra-Yacht Charter

Product: Yacht Charter

 

Offering three classes of full-customizable and all-inclusive charters, as well as an Eco-Tour on an All-Electric boat, ULTRA-YACHT is the perfect way to get on the water and admire Florida's marine environment. We strongly believe in protecting the nature and sea life that makes what we do possible. With your purchase of a Private Charter Gift Card, ULTRA-YACHT will donate a portion of each sale to Mote.

 

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Sterling Caviar

Sterling Caviar

Our mission is to produce the finest sustainable California farmed white sturgeon and caviar roe in an environmentally responsible manner that respects the species, the environment, our communities, staff, and customers. We want our chefs to have a product that supports the current culture of transparency that consumers demand, and would be delighted to support you as a partner. We contribute to research to grow the wild population of California’s sturgeon- they are one of only two populations globally, listed as “of least concern”.

A portion of each sale will be donated to Mote.

 

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Elevation Tea Company

 



Elevation Tea Co.

Product: Loose leaf tea


With over 80 organic, single-origin, fair trade, and unique naturally flavored tea blends to offer, Elevation Tea Company is dedicated to bringing you a pure tea experience without additives. Elevation Tea, located in Venice Florida, has gained popularity for its one-of-a-kind tea cart on wheels that offers innovative drinks, all flavored from loose leaf tea blends. Elevation is donating 50% of all profits from their Mote inspired tea blend.

 

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Reel Siesta Key

 

Reel Siesta Key was made to help the community and environment.  Founded by a Siesta Key local that lives on the water and fishes every day, Jacob created the brand and company Reel Siesta Key, to raise funds that help researchers fight against the red tide. Motivated after seeing the devastation of wildlife and the effects on the community, he’s made shirts to raise proceeds for Mote Marine Laboratory. Jacob’s family has lived on Siesta Key for multiple generations and he’s determined to preserve it for future generations to enjoy! 20% of the profits are donated back to Mote.

 

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