These posts are about health and physiology studies conducted by the SDRP.

DWH: 12 Years On

2022-04-10T13:34:04+00:00

A Dozen Years After the Deepwater Horizon Disaster, We're Still Documenting Impacts to Dolphins April 2022 marks the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A dozen years after this disastrous event, scientists are still identifying the long-term impacts on the local Barataria Bay

DWH: 12 Years On2022-04-10T13:34:04+00:00

When Dolphins and Freshwater Mix

2021-11-09T18:35:46+00:00

What Happens When Dolphins and Freshwater Mix? Prolonged exposure to freshwater is linked to adverse health conditions, immune deficiencies, and even dolphin deaths, but there’s still a lot we don’t understand. SDRP Post-doctoral Scientist Dr. Christina Toms was conducting photo identification surveys in Pensacola Bay, Florida, as part of an

When Dolphins and Freshwater Mix2021-11-09T18:35:46+00:00

Exploring Microbiomes

2021-10-13T13:13:42+00:00

Exploring Microbiomes The science of understanding microbiomes has received increasing attention over the past few decades, especially in the context of understanding animal health. Microbomes are a collection of microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc.) living together and interacting with each other in an environment. Animals — including humans — have

Exploring Microbiomes2021-10-13T13:13:42+00:00
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