- Visit the Aquarium
- Animals & Exhibits
- Fun & Learning
- Deep-Sea Exploration
- Aquatic Research
The mission of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., which includes Mystic Aquarium, Ocean Exploration Center and JASON Learning, is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through education, research and exploration.
Sea Research seeks to achieve this mission by:
Sea Research Foundation ActivitiesEducation: To foster an interest in and understanding of the science and conservation of the aquatic world through formal and informal programs, written interpretive materials and exposure to living marine animals. Research: To collect, evaluate and disseminate scientific data gathered through investigations and collaborations sponsored by the Aquarium and the scientific community. Such data will advance knowledge of aquatic animal husbandry and aquatic animal biology and behavior and promote a better understanding of our place in nature. Exhibitry: To develop techniques that advance the art of live animal display and its role in stimulating interest in the aquatic world. Deep-Sea Exploration and Preservation: To explore the deep seas in order to investigate human history, as it is recorded in the seas, and advance human understanding of the deep-sea environment. Conservation: To promote the health and stability of natural habitats and the populations of marine life, particularly those of Long Island Sound and adjacent waters. Institutional Leadership: To become a renowned national and international source of zoological, aquatic and marine-life science information within the scientific and academic communities.
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