We love a good night snorkel here at Tabacco Caye Marine Station. In fact it's probably our favourite type of snorkeling because that's when all the crazy cool stuff comes out. Like this little fella here!

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Teuthida
Family: Loliginidae
Genus: Sepioteuthis
Species: Sepioteuthis sepioidea

Or to you and me, the Caribbean Reef Squid.

Fun fact, the Caribbean reef squid is semelparous, yay!

Credit : Mathilde Loubeyres ...

It's always a pleasure to take our students to Carribow Caye, where the wonderful managers and researchers of the Smithsonian Field Station give them a tour of their facilities and introduce them the field part of Top level science.
Photo credit: Mathilde Loubeyres

Our 2016 renovations are complete. A brand new Quartermaster's cabin with full head, a wet table in the Lab, Stowage for our scuba gear and ROV, and new lab and snorkel equipment in the Bridge. Thank you to everyone who helped make this a reality! Here on the island, a special thanks to Mike, Patrick, Duane, and Sylvano. ...

Last year TCMS supported the ReefKeeper project which brought belizean students to Tobacco Caye. Check out their adventure here : ...

A great time with Gulisi Community Primary School!