Specialty License Plates

These four Florida Specialty License Plates provide funding that supports the innovative and applied research in areas of science that bring solutions to needs expressed by Florida residents.  Click here for a video with more information on the research your plate purchase supports! Visit your county's tax collector to purchase your plate(s), or click on one of the links below to order online. To find out more about the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, click here.  

 

Aquaculture 

Aquaculture

This plate funds research into techniques for farming in water to produce animals and plants for food and ecosystem restoration. Current work includes a novel  land-based multi-trophic aquaculture system  designed to maximize the environmental and economical efficiency of production. Watch a short video to learn more about HBOI's aquaculture research.

Click here to order a Florida Aquaculture specialty license plate.

   
 Protect Florida Whales

Protect Florida Whales

Proceeds from this plate support the study of whale species found in Florida waters. Current research is focused on the acoustic behavior and social vocalizations of the  North Atlantic right whale , the most endangered of all great whales; Additional research and conservation work includes responding to strandings of whales such as pilot and sperm whales. Watch a short video to learn more about HBOI's whale research, education and outreach.

Click here to order a Protect Florida Whales specialty license plate.

   
 Protect Wild Dolphins

Protect Wild Dolphins

This plate enables research of one of the state’s most beloved marine mammals. Watch a short video to learn more about HBOI's dolphin research. Current research and conservation efforts include:

Click here to order a Protect Wild Dolphins specialty license plate.

   
 Save our Seas

Save Our Seas

Florida is an ocean state and sales of this plate support a broad variety of research in marine and coastal ecosystems. Watch a short video to learn more about some of the research this plate supports. Current projects include:

Click here to order a Save Our Seas specialty license plate.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Modified 6/23/14