Who We Are 2019-05-31T21:21:14+00:00

WHO WE ARE

PERRY INSTITUTE FOR MARINE SCIENCE

The Perry Institute for Marine Science is a program-based institution conducting research throughout The Bahamas and other parts of the Caribbean in partnership with governments, international NGOs and local organizations throughout the region. Perry Institute for Marine Science supports a wide range of research that is helping protect our oceans. Our research programs are designed to help us address conservation and management priorities for each focus area.

Our main areas of research include:

  • Effective management and conservation of key fishery species, including the Nassau grouper
  • Reversing the decline of coral reefs
  • Effective management and planning of marine protected areas
  • Addressing issues related to climate change and marine ecosystems
  • Conducting IUCN’s Global Marine Species Assessment

Research . Outreach . Policy

The research we conduct is focused on the management of fisheries, condition of corals, conservation and restoration of coastal ecosystems, and conservation of threatened marine species.

We use the information we gather in programs to promote stewardship of our oceans. These programs focus on enhancing awareness of the condition of our oceans, working with governments to develop management strategies and improve decision-making, and educating the next generation of marine scientists.

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OUR TEAM

Our team is comprised of a Board of Trustees, a Management Team and a group of Scientific Partners.

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OUR HISTORY

Founded in 1970 by John H. Perry Jr. for the development and exploration of the oceans.

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HOW TO HELP

Through your support, Perry Institute for Marine Science can continue to protect our marine environment.

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