Marine Resources

Florida Sea Grant/Marine Extension

The marine extension program is a university-based program of research and education to promote the sustainable use of our marine and coastal resources.  It is a component of the Florida Sea Grant College Program that sponsors research at academic universities, governmental agencies, and private marine research facilities such as Mote Marine Laboratory. Program activities include but are not limited to: habitat protection and restoration, artificial reef development, marine fisheries conservation and sustainability, marine resource management, and aquaculture development.


Click to view the Florida Sea Grant page on the University of Florida IFAS Manatee County Extension Web site.


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