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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's Online Gift Shop

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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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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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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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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Legacy Eco Swimwear
Products: Eco-friendly swimwear

Legacy Eco Swimwear is made of recycled ocean waste such as fishing nets. Legacy aims to raise awareness about ethical and sustainable fashion and inspire a love for the ocean. A portion of every purchase is donated to Mote’s coral reef restoration efforts.


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Florida Pure Sea Salt

Florida Pure Sea Salt
Products: Hand-harvested, small batch pure sea salt


Crafting only high-quality ingredients, Florida Pure Sea Salt's mission is to make the purest, finest-tasting salts while doing their part to protect
the waterways. A portion of proceeds are donated to Mote.


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Products: "Deep Blue C" candle

Visit CROP Juice locations to purchase the "Deep Blue C" candle, a coconut-pineapple scented candle representing ocean conservation. $5 from each is donated to Mote. CROP works with Sarasota Candle Company to produce soy-based candles in their glass bottles.

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Reef Cakes


Reef Cakes
A fast-casual, healthy lunch alternative restaurant in Sarasota, FL.


The SRQ community can now enjoy something familiar in a unique way. Reef Cakes offers customers fully personalized, fresh seafood for lunch. Whether dining in or taking out, a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to Mote.


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