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Understanding Offshore Dolphin Behavior


High-resolution data-loggers reveal fine-scale movement and foraging behavior of offshore dolphins “Bill,” an Atlantic spotted dolphin, with a satellite-linked tag on his dorsal fin and DTAG on his back upon release in September 2022. During offshore health assessments in September 2022, we deployed digital-acoustic archival tags (DTAGs) via suction cups on

Understanding Offshore Dolphin Behavior2023-10-10T15:39:12+00:00



Dolphin F295 Stats Name: F295 (formerly C79A) Sex: Female Age: Born 2021 A Dolphin's Life We’ve observed F295 more than 50 times since our first sighting of her as a newborn on April 7, 2021. She was the 11th calf


What’s on the Menu?


Since 1970, we’ve been studying Sarasota Bay’s dolphin community — getting to know their lineages, their companions and even their favorite hangouts. But understanding the dynamics of a population of animals also includes understanding how they interact with their environment, especially learning about the types of food they prefer, the places where they find

What’s on the Menu?2023-09-03T13:53:41+00:00

Notes from the Lab and Field


This Atlantic spotted dolphin nicknamed Hannah was tagged 45 miles offshore of Sarasota using a new tool we developed. New Tagging Technique Developed in Sarasota Could Impact Dolphins Worldwide If you’ve been following our research, you probably know that we employ a variety of techniques to study the Sarasota Bay dolphin

Notes from the Lab and Field2023-10-10T15:43:26+00:00

Make Your Labor Day Boat Trip a Labor of Love


As we approach the Labor Day holiday this weekend, why not make it a labor of love for dolphins (and other wildlife) by doing a few simple things to help protect them and their environment? It’s as easy as: Stashing your trash: If you’re heading to the beach or out on the water, be

Make Your Labor Day Boat Trip a Labor of Love2023-08-31T12:17:35+00:00

Disentangling a Dolphin Near Cedar Key


Disentangling a Cedar Key Dolphin On Aug. 9, 2023, the SDRP partnered with University of Florida Marine Animal Rescue (UFMAR) and the Cedar Key Dolphin Project (CKDP) to help disentangle an estimated 5-month-old dolphin calf, also known as DTNL, that had plastic mesh wrapped around and cutting into its torso and pectoral flippers.

Disentangling a Dolphin Near Cedar Key2023-08-11T15:30:30+00:00

Siesta Key’s “Squirt” the Dolphin


This year (2023) we’ve been getting a lot of questions about a tagged dolphin that people have been seeing frequently around Siesta Key. Meet dolphin F326, also known as Squirt! He is a young male dolphin born in 2019. We first observed him in November 2022 as an independent juvenile and, during a health

Siesta Key’s “Squirt” the Dolphin2023-07-28T16:36:28+00:00



Dolphin F326 Stats Name: F326, also known as Squirt Sex: Male Age: Born 2019 A Dolphin's Life This year (2023) we’ve been getting a lot of questions about a tagged dolphin that people have been seeing frequently around Siesta Key. Meet

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