Mike Collins has kept home aquariums since he was 7 years old. Mike started as a volunteer and was then hired as an Aquarist. Over the years, Mike filled the role of Off-site Exhibit Coordinator, Life Support Systems Manager and Exhibit Manager, advancing to his current position of Curator of Exhibits. Mike has enjoyed the challenge and variety as Project Manager for several of Mote Aquarium's temporary exhibits.
B.S. Marine Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario.
As part of our continued commitment to the safety of our guests, Mote Aquarium Staff and Volunteers, and out of an abundance of caution, Mote Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public, effective March 16, until further notice. Regular updates of Mote Aquarium operations status will be available at either 941-388-4441 or online: mote.org/COVID19