Samantha is a Staff Biologist at Mote's Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration on Summerland Key, FL. She began working for Mote in November of 2019. Her background in scientific diving and citizen science programs make her a valuable team member contributing to ongoing projects involving coral reef research, restoration, monitoring, as well as assisting with citizen science programs and community outreach.
B.S. in Marine Science, University of Florida, 2018
Mote Aquarium hours will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, closing at 1 p.m. due to anticipated traffic from Friday-evening road closures announced by the Town of Longboat Key.
(Normal hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., resume Saturday, Feb. 29.)