Science

Mote Scientists Study Fish in Flood Control Canals

During April, Mote researchers are using seine nets to catch and release fish throughout the county’s largest canal system, which drains into Phillippi Creek.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

941CEO Daily

This Week's Good Deeds

Rum sales for sea turtles, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation grants, a Suncoast Waterkeeper fundraiser and more.

03/10/2016 Research by staff

Gentle Giants

Florida Manatee Population Reaches Record Highs

One of the first species listed as endangered on the 1972 Endangered Species Act, the Florida manatee population now numbers more than 6,300.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Mascot Race Promotes Mote Run for the Turtles

Run for the Turtles takes place April 2. The 5K, 1-mile run is Mote’s longest-standing fundraiser.

02/23/2016 Research by staff

Article

Former Wyeth CEO Helps Raise $40 Million for Mote Marine Lab Program

Robert Essner, former CEO of Wyeth (now Pfizer), is chairing Mote's Oceans of Opportunity campaign.

01/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Only in Sarasota: Sea Turtles at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

Illustrator John Pirman spots a rescued sea turtle at Sarasota's Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.

09/01/2015 By John Pirman

Article

It's the Shark Days of Summer at Mote

Dive deep with Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium's shark researchers during Shark Days.

08/06/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

New Mote Exhibit “Oh Baby!” Explores Life Cycles of the Seas

People of all ages can learn how ocean life renews itself at Mote Aquarium in Sarasota.

02/11/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

A Day in the Life of Mote Veterinarian Dr. Abe Robinson

One day with Abe Robinson, clinical veterinarian and research fellow at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.

12/30/2014 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

A Day in the Life of Mote Veterinarian Dr. Abe Robinson

One day with Abe Robinson, clinical veterinarian and research fellow at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.

12/03/2014 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Sarasota's Best Caviar

In a blind tasting, eggs farmed by Mote compete against three famous caviars.

01/31/2014 By Pam Daniel

Article

USF and Mote Marine Team Up for Science Education

Mote Marine Laboratory and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee create an educational partnership.

09/02/2013 By Beau Denton

Article

Web Extra: Remembering Beggar the Dolphin

Many local boaters filmed Beggar, the dolphin whose interactions with humans led to his recent death. Here's one of those videos.

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald

Article

From the Editor: The Truth About Flipper

The truth about Flipper: Pam Daniel on the loss of Sarasota's Beggar the Dolphin.

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald

Loved to Death

Beggar the Dolphin: Loved to Death

Sarasota boaters adored Beggar, the smiling dolphin who swam right up and begged for food. But when man and wild animals interact, the animal can pay a terrible price.

04/01/2013 By Craig Pittman