Marine Animal Supply Service

Chain catshark

Chain catshark

The Marine Resources Department (MRD) collects, maintains, and distributes, for educational and scientific purposes, approximately 200 locally available aquatic plant and animal species. The Marine Resources facility allows long-term husbandry and availability of many species normally out of season to field collecting and provides worldwide shipment of many organisms. For information about availability or shipping contact the MRD at (508) 289-7375 or (508) 289-7477. For a complete catalog of available specimens, see the link below or e-mail a request to

  Marine Specimens Catalog (updated 1/29/2021)
For price inquiries, please email

Terms and Conditions

Contact information:
David Remsen
Director, Marine Research Services
MRC 316
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Marine Organism Order Desk
MRC 114