Magueyes Island Marine Station

The Magueyes Island Marine Station is operated by the Department of Marine Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez. It is located on an 18-acre island offshore the fishing village of La Parguera in southern Puerto Rico. It is surrounded by a diverse array of marine habitats, including coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds, rocky and sandy beaches, and hypersaline pools.