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You may already know that the Museum attracts nearly 6 million visitors each year and reaches another 12 million online. What you may not be aware of is that the Smithsonian is also a world-renowned center for marine science, and has been conducting research in the ocean for over 160 years.

researcher Bob Sims at work in Belize
Image courtesy: Chip Clark, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

 

Dive into Our Marine Collections

Explore Our Field Stations

Discover Our Marine Science Program

 

Johnson Sea-Link
Image courtesy: Chip Clark, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

 

 

Smithsonian Ocean Science
and International Initiatives:

 

Smithsonian Ocean Science
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