Sea Research Foundation is a leader in marine research, deep-sea exploration and hands-on education. We seek to protect our ocean planet by increasing awareness of our ocean environment and the creatures who live there, involving and educating budding scientists and future voters, and conducting and supporting aquatic and deep-sea research.

Making a splash in our field. More about Aquatic Research
Get on board with deep-sea discovery: Visit Nautilus Live
Have a whale of a good time: More about our newest Encounter Program
Kids across the country are digging into science: More about Immersion
Opening up an ocean of knowledge: More about the JASON Project
Lend a helping flipper: Get involved with DRF efforts


Sea Research Foundation President & CEO Dr. Stephen M. Coan has been appointed to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) board of trustees.
A unique, one-week travel offering to view wild beluga whales in their native habitat north of the Arctic Circle has been announced by Sea Research Foundation.
With 2012 marking the centenary of Titanic's maiden voyage and sinking, students in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the “Wrecks of the World” international art contest.
Ocean Blue Catering, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sea Research Foundation and exclusive caterer of Mystic Aquarium, is proud to announce their exclusivity of the Mystic Yachting Center.
Beckoning visitors to “journey to new depths of discovery,” Sea Research Foundation, operator of Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn., today previewed its major new exhibit -- Titanic – 12,450 Feet Below


President's Blog: 

Dear Colleague:
The “Town Meeting” last week was very productive for me, as I hope it was for you. In today’s posting I would like to...

2011 Annual Report

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