Services and Facility

The Southern California Marine Institute is a full functioning marine research institute with ideal work spaces for students, faculty, and researchers. SCMI has the following resources available for your research and educational needs: 

  • Research Vessel Yellowfin (available for research and college and university education)
  • Small vessels for coastal research
  • Vessel storage and maintenance
  • Warehouse
  • Machine and Wood Shops
  • Dive Locker with compressor
  • 10,000 square feet of deep harbor space with a working docks and wharf
  • Seawater circulating filtration systems to maintain living marine specimens (various tank sizes 200-4000 gallons)
  • Scientific gear and equipment
  • Research laboratories (254 square feet equipped with fume hood and sinks)
  • Offices and meeting spaces (160 square feet with water front views)
  • Classrooms (accommodates 40 students and equipped with microscopes)

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Please contact Adriana Stowell, 310-519-3172 ext 978, for rental rates and information.