Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Operations

Marine Operations Policies

Minors at Sea

  • Due to MBARI insurance liability issues, minors are not allowed onboard any MBARI vessel. Minors are defined as anyone under age 18. Only MBARI employees or qualified scientists may board the institute's vessels.



R/V Western Flyer

R/V Rachel Carson


Last updated: Apr. 17, 2014