Keys Marine Lab Rate Schedule

effective October 1, 2016

****TAX EXEMPT INFORMATION****   
To claim tax exemption, you MUST provide a State of Florida Tax Exempt Certificate (DR14).  The billing address provided MUST match the address on the Tax Certificate. 
 

Current KML Rates Word document

All forms can be found on the Forms page
Dorms - Short Term (per night)



Dorms - Long Term (per month*; not pro-rated)
 *call for discounted rates bundled with boat use, dockage, or seawater sytems use


Day Use (non-resident) - approved projects
seawater systems use not included


Classroom/Meeting Room 


 
$40 per night per person
Bay House - minimum 2 week booking, nightly rate

$750/month - one person (monthly rates not pro-rated)
$330/month each additional person in group; no split billing

$50/day - up to 3 people
$18/day for each additional person in group


half day -  $60     full day - $120
 
KML Seawater Systems: see KML Rate Calculator for pricing, submit Seawater Use Request Form (SURF) 

     **new** Well System (temperature controlled) - 28 tanks & tables 

     Bay System
(ambient Florida Bay) - 27 tanks & tables, 36 acrylic flow-thru tanks

     Mesocosm (ambient Florida Bay) - 122,000-gal, 4' average depth 


Boat Support (includes operator) plus fuel - billed at direct cost 
Full Day:
 
Half Day:  

Over 6 hours:

6 hours water time 


3 hours water time (over 3 hrs billed at Full Day rate)


$90/hour (Island Hopper)     $60/hour (all other vessels)
please schedule extended hours with staff prior to field work
30’ Island Hopper
"R/V Diodon"
24 person capacity (22 students + 2 operators) $560/full day; $280/half day
 
25' Parker
"R/V Mola Mola"
12 person capacity (11 scientists/students + 1 operator) $250/full day $150/half-day 
24' T-Craft
"R/V Tiburo"
9 person capacity (8 scientists/students + 1 operator) $250/full day $150/half-day 
18' Parker
"R/V Nari Nari"
5 person capacity (4 scientists/students + 1 operator; max 750lbs.) $185/full day $100/half-day fuel included
Self-Captained Boat Use
Near-shore, approved research groups only; call for certification requirements
6 person capacity (max 750lbs.), $125/full day, $70/half-day + fuel
2 person capacity, $75/full day, $50/half-day + fuel
Boat use is subject to weather conditions, availability, and KML staff discretion.
Staff Support: $40/hr
     project support, dive support, administrative support

Facility Tour (by appointment):  $50/hr     

SCUBA cylinders (approved AAUS divers only):
     KML cylinder $7/day     air fill only $5/cylinder (current VIP & hydro)

Specimen Collections: call for estimate; **current permits & IACUC approval required**

 
Other Amenities: additional fees for other consumables may apply; weekly or monthly rates not pro-rated
Boat Ramp (in & out)

Daily Trailer Only Storage:

​Boat Dockage

includes trailer storage
     
     Daily:

     Weekly: 

 
$30 (includes1-day trailer storage)


$6 per day




$3 per foot per day

$4 per foot per week (not pro-rated)


 
Boat Storage (on trailer) - pre-paid monthly; not responsible for damages or hurricane prep
Daily Rate:  $1 per foot total length per day

Monthly Rate: $15 per foot total length per month (not pro-rated)


 
Transportation (staff hours additional):   $0.60/mile - truck only   OR   $0.90/mile – towing vessel
  
Common Dry or Wet Lab Use: 3 feet/person included in dorm fee
 
Extra Bench Space:   Dry Lab $1.25/foot/day     Wet Lab $1.25/foot/week

Dry Labs #1 or #2 (Exclusive Use):   $22/day     $300/month


Equipment Storage:
 
   
Temporary: pre-arrival (A/C, secure):   $0.30/cubicfoot/day
 
    Long-term: (ambient only, lockable) - not pro-rated
 
         Rubbermaid Shed: 48 cubic feet (2’ x 4’ x 6’):   $30/month
 
         Metal Shed: 360 cubic feet (6’ x 10’ x 6’):   $250/month
 

Please consult with KML Operations Manager prior to arrival if you require additional services not listed here

**Official invoices are processed after departure and mailed from USF/FIO St. Pete offices. Preliminary invoices available from KML office, please schedule charge review appointment with office prior to departure**