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Welcome to the Official Website of the UP Visayas Marine Biological Station at Taklong Island!

The UPV Marine Biological Station (UPV-MBS) is a research and educational facility maintained by the Division of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Visayas. It is located on the island of Taklong, which is part of the 1,146.3-hectare Taklong Island National Marine Reserve (TINMR).

The Taklong Island National Marine Reserve (TINMR) was established in February 1990 through Presidential Proclamation 525 signed by President Corazon Aquino. It covers over 1,000 hectares including mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs of high biodiversity.