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Marine Biology Laboratories, Institutes & Graduate Programs2021-05-01T19:46:22-05:00

Marine Biology Laboratories, Institutes & Graduate Programs

The study of marine biology often requires hands on work in a laboratory setting.

There are many marine labs in the US and around the globe with a variety of research topics and resources. Some are affiliated with one or more universities, and some are departments within a university. Contact us if you have any comments, changes or additions.

US West Coast

Blakely Island Field Station, Washington
Bodega Marine Laboratory
Friday Harbor Laboratories
Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport Oregon
Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology
Hawai’i Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL)
Hopkins Marine Station – Stanford University
Long Marine Lab (of UC Santa Cruz)
Marine Science Institute (USCB)
Moss Landing Marine Labs
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center Santa Cruz Lab
Oceanic Institute (Hawai’i Pacific University affiliate)
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory NOAA
Romberg-Tiburon Lab of SF State University
School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology – U of Hawaii
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Shannon Point Marine Center, W. Washington U
Wrigley Institute of Environmental Studies, Univ. of Southern California

Scripps Institute of Oceanography

US East Coast

Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)
Bimini Biological Field Station
Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine & Coastal Science, University of South Carolina
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Maine
Center for Marine Science and Technology, North Carolina
Chesapeake Biological Lab, University of Maryland
Darling Marine Center, University of Maine
Duke University Marine Laboratory
Five Colleges Coastal and Marine Science Program – Amherst MA region
Florida State University, Coastal and Marine Laboratory (Edward Ball Marine Laboratory)
Grice Marine Lab, College of Charleston, SC
Harbor Branch – Florida Atlantic University
Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland
Institute for Ocean Conservation Science (Stony Brook University)
Marine Institute on Sapelo Island – University of Georgia
Marine Sciences Program at Avery Point – University of Connecticut
Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MDI Biological Laboratory
NOAA Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research & Technology (CIOERT)
Northeast Underwater Research, Technology & Education Center (NURTEC/UCONN)
Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation
Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University’s Field Stations, Laboratories, etc.
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Skidaway Institute of Oceanography – U of Georgia
Shoals Marine Laboratory – Cornell & U of New Hampshire
Stony Brook, Marine Sciences Research Center
U of Chicago – Marine Biology Laboratory
U of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography
U of South Carolina – Baruch Institute
U of South Carolina – Marine Science Graduate Program
U of South Florida – College of Marine Science
U of Maine – School of Marine Sciences
U of Maryland – Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Graduate Program
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, University of Florida
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

US Gulf Coast & the Caribbean

Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama
Florida Tech Research Centers
Galveston Laboratory – Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Gulf Coast Research Lab, U of Southern Mississippi
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquairum
National Association of Marine Labs
Texas A&M Galveston – Research Centers, Institutes & Laboratories Associated with TAMUG
U of Puerto Rico, Dept. of Marine Sciences
U of Texas, Marine Science Institute at Port Aransas

Outside of the US

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany
Australian Antarctic Division
Bangor University, School of Ocean Sciences Research
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
Canadian Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) – Dalhousie University
Cawthron Institute of New Zealand
CSIRO Ocean and Atmosphere research – Australia
Dominica – Institute of Tropical Marine Ecology
Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory, Jamaica, West Indies
Fisheries Ecology and Aquaculture research group, U of Bergen, Norway
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
Huntsman Marine Science Centre, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
IAEA Marine Environmental Studies Laboratory (MESL), Monaco
International Ocean Institute – South African Research institute
Marine & Environmental Law Institute (MELAW) – Dalhousie University
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Ocean Sciences Centre, Canada
NIWA (National Institute of Climate, Freshwater & Ocean Science Research), New Zealand
Observatoire Oceanologique de Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
Observatoire Oceanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Ocean Frontier Institute – Dalhousie University
Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
SAMS, Scottish Association for Marine Science
Station Biologique de Roscoff, France
Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Infrastructure, Sweden (Kristineberg Marine Research Station, KMRS)
U of Copenhagen Marine Biological Research
University of Iceland – Research Centres

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