The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) was founded in 1957 by marine researchers with interests in the marine science of the tropical Atlantic and the Caribbean.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership (Ocean Leadership) is a nonprofit organization representing leading ocean science and technology institutions.
The Florida Ocean Alliance (FOA) serves as a clearinghouse for information on key ocean and coastal issues facing Florida.
The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) provides timely information about the environment of the United States portion of the Gulf of Mexico and its estuaries for use by decision-makers.
The National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML) seeks to provide a forum for the resolution of problems common to non-profit marine laboratories in the United States.
The Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) works with stakeholders within the four southeastern states – North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.
SAML includes marine laboratories from Maryland to Texas as well as Bermuda, Panama and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Bayboro Harbor Community Redevelopment Act (CRA) Dependent Special District provides a supporting district for several important assets within or near the community redevelopment area.