Rachel Ayala
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Rachel Ayala

Senior Aquarium Biologist

Rachel is a true Floridian, born and raised. When she was 7, her family moved to Sarasota, and Mote Marine Laboratory quickly became her favorite place to visit. Mote sparked her interest in the underwater world, which shaped her path of education and has led her to follow her passion of working at Mote.


B.S. in Marine Science, Eckerd College