Dive into a homeschool mariculture adventure
Make Gulf Shores and Orange Beach the ultimate field trip for your homeschool children or groups.
One of the most fascinating learning experiences will come during a tour of the Claude Peteet Mariculture Center in Gulf Shores.
At this state fish hatchery explore how the staff manages three native species and raises their young for release into the wild. The staff uses brood stocks for redfish, flounder and pompano to keep the wild populations thriving.
Hear how the scientists stimulate spawning by changing the lighting and water temperature. Redfish can experience a full year of seasons in three months inside this controlled environment.