Assessing the Health of Offshore Dolphins

2022-06-26T11:59:58+00:00

Learn About the First Health Assessment of an Offshore Dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico This month, the Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program led the first-ever health assessment of an offshore dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico. The collaborative effort involved biologists and veterinarians from six nonprofit organizations

Assessing the Health of Offshore Dolphins2022-06-26T11:59:58+00:00

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

Learn Field Research Skills

2022-02-06T15:25:14+00:00

The Eugenie Clark Field Research Skills and Leadership Program New College of Florida is offering paid training experiences in shark research. Participants will receive mentorship from scientists from New College, Havenworth Coastal Conservation, the Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program and Minorities in Shark Science (MISS) and participate in on-vessel field-based research, receiving

Learn Field Research Skills2022-02-06T15:25:14+00:00

Apply Now: Summer Internship

2022-02-01T20:42:24+00:00

Are you a college student studying marine biology, biology, ecology, zoology, wildlife, fisheries, or a related field and interested in learning more about how dolphin research is conducted and participating in the world's longest running study of a wild dolphin population? We're now accepting applications for our Summer 2022 Internship Program. Positions are limited

Apply Now: Summer Internship2022-02-01T20:42:24+00:00

2021 Baby Boom

2021-12-09T12:55:22+00:00

The Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program has documented 22 dolphin births in 2021 to the long-term resident bottlenose dolphin community of Sarasota Bay, Florida, exceeding the record of 21 set in 2017. The newest calf was first observed with its mother, known as Squarenotch, on Dec. 2. Forty-four-year-old Squarenotch

2021 Baby Boom2021-12-09T12:55:22+00:00

When the Prey is Gone

2021-11-10T15:19:38+00:00

When the Prey is Gone Gaining a fuller understanding of dolphins also means studying how they interact with their environment, including learning about one of the main ecological drivers for their behavior: prey availability. A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science has taken the first step in identifying how

When the Prey is Gone2021-11-10T15:19:38+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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