Hatchery Tours


The University of Miami Experimental Hatchery of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is located on Virginia Key in Biscayne Bay approximately 1 mile southeast of downtown Miami, Florida. The Experimental Hatchery includes a number of culture areas, which give the facility the capability of concurrently supporting a wide variety of diverse research projects including the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) funded RECOVER consortium.

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Virtual Learning


Now you can run some of the same experiments we use in the lab from your own home or classroom!virtual-lab-flyer

Explore the RECOVER Virtual Lab on your internet browser or download it for your iPad from the App Store.

In the app you will find detailed lesson plans and a built in quiz to test student performance. Our first lesson “Fish Treadmills” is suitable for middle school through college level students. Additional lessons will be added soon and will include experiments on vision, early fish development, and social interactions between fish.

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Mobile Hatchery VR Experience


The Hatchery Virtual Tour can be viewed for free using Wonda VR software on your phone.

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