Specialty License Plate-supported Research

Granted through the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, the proceeds of sales of these license plates support innovative and applied research involving animals, ecosystems and issues of importance to the people of Florida.   Watch a short video to learn more. 

 

  aqua   Aquaculture

Advancement of Land-Based  Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture (Full Study, Year 2)

Paul Wills (with Dennis Hanisak, Anni Dalgleish, Mingshun Jiang, Susan Laramore, Peter McCarthy, Bing Ouyang, Shirley Pomponi, Marty Riche)

 

  pfw Protect Florida Whales   

The CetOMICs Initiative - Phase III

Greg O'Corry-Crowe/Heidi Pagán

Marine Mammal Health Investigations Using Molecular Diagnostics

Annie Page-Karjian/Adam Schaefer

Stranding Response, Care and Research of  Florida Whales

Steve Burton

 

pwd Protect Wild Dolphins

The CetOMICs Initiative - Phase III

Greg O’Corry-Crowe/Heidi Pagán

Epidemiology, Pathology and Population Health

Adam Schaefer/Annie Page-Karjian

Marine Mammal Health Investigations Using Molecular Diagnostics

Annie Page-Karjian/Adam Schaefer

Photo Identification of IRL Bottlenose Dolphins,  Dolphin Abundance Relative to Water Quality (LOBO) and Prey Distribution

Marilyn Mazzoil

Wild Dolphin Stranding Response, Care and Research

Steve Burton

Dolphins as Sentinels for Harmful Algal Bloom Toxins in the Indian River Lagoon: An Interdisciplinary Study

Jim Sullivan/Adam Schaefer

 

  sos Save Our Seas

The Indian River Lagoon Observatory: Ecosystem Function of a Nationally Important Estuary in Transition (Full Study, Year 2)

Dennis Hanisak

Snap, Crackle, Pop: Capturing Mollusk Predation with Acoustics (Pilot Study, 1 Year)

Matthew J. Ajemian / Laurent Cherubin

Developing Next Generation Ocean Color Remote Sensing Algorithms for Indian River Lagoon (IRL) HABs and Other Particles (Pilot Study, 1 Year)

Michael Twardowski, James Sullivan, Malcolm McFarland, Aditya Nayak

Investigating Critical Factors Affecting Sea Turtle Health in Florida  (Pilot Study, 1 Year)

Annie Page-Karjian