KML has made considerable progress on improvements to infrastructure . We are excited to share our plans for the facilities and programs available at the Keys Marine Laboratory.
The Keys Marine Lab has 7 full time staff including administrative, science, and maintenance positions.
KML was founded in 1991 when it was established as a Marine Research Station by the State University System of Florida KML grounds and facilities along with the island of Long Key have a storied and rich history. From pre-WWII fish camps, to recreational marinas, and even as a Sea world public attraction.