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


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
Sea Research Foundation has been named one of America's exceptional charities by Charity Navigator, a nonprofit organization that analyzes the financial and managerial health of charities nationwide.
Sea Research Foundation’s Dr. Robert Ballard and his team of scientists, engineers and educators welcome Mystic Aquarium guests aboard the E/V Nautilus as the crew sets sail for a deep-sea expedition.


President's Blog: 

Dear Friend:

Hopefully all of you are well.  I missed you during my blog hiatus!

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