Marine Taxonomic Services, Ltd. (MTS) is an environmental consulting firm committed to providing innovative solutions to help our clients create valuable scientific knowledge while growing their business in a sustainable manner. MTS projects are selected and implemented to manage the condition of our natural resources through the procurement of scientific data.
Marine Taxonomic Services, founded in 1980 and incorporated in 1993, is a certified small business with three (3) offices in Corvallis, Oregon (1980), San Diego, California (2009), and South Lake Tahoe, California (2017).
Our team offers expertise in project management and support services for SCUBA diving and field sampling efforts including sediment and water collections. Our consulting services include study design, field sampling, sample processing, invertebrate sorting, taxonomy, statistical data analysis and interpretation and reporting. With proficient laboratory capabilities to process thousands of samples per year and rigorous quality control procedures, MTS specializes in rapid turnaround of the highest quality dataset. Our firm can work worldwide and has extensive experience working in the Eastern Pacific from the Arctic to Baja California, and has additional experience working in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Specific services and experience areas include, but are not limited to the following:
Sediment Studies, Benthic Invertebrate Studies, Data Collection and Management, Fisheries Studies, Environmental Assessment, Eelgrass Management, Invasive Species Management, Survey and Project Support Services, Water, Air and Weather