Mote Marine Aquarium
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
Mote Marine Laboratory is built in the early 50's in honor of William Mote.
It is a marine research laboratory and an aquarium.
There are hundreds of employed marine scientists in the compound that work for the protection of different sea animals in Florida.They are also heading projects in saving manatees, whales and sea turtles in the area.
The research institution has paved the way for the preservation of many sea creatures in Florida that are dwindling in numbers.
They have attracted the best marine biologists produced by the best universities in the country.
It is the place to visit for students who are studying biology and for the general public who are want to have an inside peek into how marine biologists work in protecting and saving our sea animals and their habitats.