The latest news from the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program

DWH: 12 Years On


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

A Risky Dolphin Rescue


A Risky Dolphin Rescue Near Clearwater Beach, Florida —Notes from the Field from SDRP Director Dr. Randy Wells This month (January 2022), we were asked by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to lead a risky rescue: A dolphin living to our north near Clearwater monitored by the Clearwater

A Risky Dolphin Rescue2022-01-25T16:26:35+00:00

Notes from the Field


Work in the field and lab has continued for us this summer, albeit in a socially distant fashion as Covid-19 continues to impact us all. Masks, hand sanitizer, Zoom meetings and other precautions have become our new normal for the foreseeable future. Fortunately, we’ve been able to continue our monthly dolphin photographic identification population

Notes from the Field2020-08-27T21:10:07+00:00
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