High school student volunteers communicating solutions: Evaluating human-dolphin interactions in high traffic areas of Sarasota Bay

Jan 29, 2015 No comments By

The SDRP and Mote’s Education Division teamed up once again to involve high school student interns in research and education on dolphins in the Sarasota area. This program was similar to a project done in 2007-2009 where students helped collect data on dolphins and boats in high traffic areas of Sarasota Bay during weekends. They [...]

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Happy New Year

Jan 01, 2015 No Comments

The oldest known wild dolphins, 64-yr-old Nicklo and 61-yr-old BlackTipDoubleDip, were among the more than 20 dolphins observed  on December 26th, during our final photographic identification survey of 2014. The dolphins were observed from the newest addition to the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program fleet, the 21 ft R/V Martha Jane, generously donated by SDRP volunteer [...]

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What happened after “Speedy” was rescued?

Dec 27, 2014 No Comments

Remember Speedy? He was rescued in July, 2014 from a shallow brackish lake in the Everglades, separated by mangroves and shallow creeks from the Gulf of Mexico. Airboats were needed by the team to reach the site, and after a health exam by veterinarians, he was taken by boat to Chokoloskee Bay and released later the [...]

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