Research at tobacco caye marine station
TCMS is a research and education centre conducting monitoring within the South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Find out how you could use Tobacco Caye as a base for conducting your own research and find out more about our ongoing research projects below.
Research Projects at Tobacco Caye Marine Station
How do we collect lionfish?
Reef Survey Project
Marine debris collection and repurposing project.
Interested to conduct your own research?
Use Tobacco Caye as a base to conduct research
Tobacco Caye is a remote island with direct access to coral, mangrove and seagrass ecosystems. During your stay you’ll be located at one of the lodges enjoying the island experience.
Support from TCMS
Be supported by the staff at TCMS through the whole process and be granted access to our facilities such as classroom and scientific equipment, as well as our educational snorkel excursions.
Access to biomes
Easy access to over 50 species of fish directly off of the island. Explore soft and stony coral colonies, immerse yourself in turtle and manatee seagrass communities and visit red mangroves on the adjacent reef crest without using a boat.