Who We Are as a Charity

Marine Life Rescue Project™ is the mission to #RescueTheOcean by Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute, a DBA of Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit that relies on the generous contributions and support of donors, contributors, sponsors and all those that volunteer their valuable time. There are a variety of ways you can help through donations, volunteering or making a purchase to support the Marine Life Rescue Project™.

100% of the net proceeds go directly to furthering our work and our mission. Join us on our mission to protect and save marine life and help us #RescueTheOcean.

Rescue and Research Headquarters



249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767

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We love the support and stories from people around the world that have been inspired by our rescue and conservation efforts, and are truly humbled by individuals that are driven to fundraise in our name. If you’d like to learn how you start a fundraiser, sign up here.


Help us help them! You can symbolically adopt a rescued resident animal of Clearwater Marine Aquarium to help us continue to provide them the highest quality of care and treatment. Learn more here.


Volunteers are vital to Clearwater Marine Aquarium and the Research Institute’s success in rehabilitating and researching marine life. With their dedication to our mission, we can continue to rescue our oceans. Interested in being a volunteer? Find out more here.

Become a Retailer

Do you have the same passion and dedication for our mission to rescue the oceans as we do? Retail opportunities allow you to show your support of our efforts in helping the marine life we rescue, rehabilitate, and release every day, and continue to research what we can do to better the environment around us. If you’re interested in wholesale opportunities, you can find the application here.

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