Tips on how you can help keep wild dolphins safe

Piney Point Dolphin Entanglement

2021-04-22T13:04:38+00:00

On April 7 and April 9, 2021, as our team was conducting photographic identification surveys in the area near the massive discharges of phosphorous and nitrogen polluted waters from Piney Point, an abandoned fertilizer mine near Port Manatee in lower Tampa Bay, we observed an entangled dolphin known as CMA1917, with fishing gear embedded

Piney Point Dolphin Entanglement2021-04-22T13:04:38+00:00

Evaluating Costs and Benefits of Intervention

2021-03-08T13:03:35+00:00

Evaluating the costs and benefits of intervening when dolphins face life threatening entanglements Some of the most popular stories we tell are about the successful rescues we’ve undertaken to save wild dolphins with life-threatening injuries from entanglement in fishing gear or other types of debris. Social media posts about these

Evaluating Costs and Benefits of Intervention2021-03-08T13:03:35+00:00

Be Dolphin Safe

2020-09-03T19:46:48+00:00

You can prevent injuries to dolphins and other sea life simply by following these best practices: Don’t feed wild dolphins. Reel in your fishing line if dolphins appear. Change locations if dolphins show interest in bait or catch. Release catch quietly away from dolphins when and where it is possible to do so without

Be Dolphin Safe2020-09-03T19:46:48+00:00

Human Activities Claim Three Sarasota Dolphin Lives

2020-09-03T19:55:12+00:00

Over just 2 weeks in August, we lost three Sarasota Bay resident dolphins. Our Director, Dr. Randy Wells penned this special message to share the news and let you know how you can help: In an unprecedented year of pandemic and societal upheavals, August has dealt us another blow at the Chicago Zoological Society’s

Human Activities Claim Three Sarasota Dolphin Lives2020-09-03T19:55:12+00:00
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