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Blog and Field Reports

Kuczaj Memorial Travel Grant

Published: January 19, 2017
Grant applications are now being accepted for the Kuczaj Memorial Travel Grant. The grant is administered in memory of Dr. Stan Kuczaj, who was a…

NEW Opportunity: Bimini Eco-Tour 24 April - 4 May 2017

Published: January 18, 2017
We know this is last minute, but if you've been trying to decide when to take those vacation days, we've got you covered! Come start…

DCP - CSU Field Course 2017 Wrap-up!

Published: January 16, 2017
The DCP-CSU group spent a week at Anthony's Key Resort from 31 December 2016 to 7 January 2017! The main purpose of this trip to…

Close Encounters of the Dolphin Kind!

Published: January 07, 2017
Surface observations – our final day – it was pretty busy at the surface but much less aerial activity by the dolphins. Lots of pectoral…

Come to Bimini!!

Published: January 06, 2017
Looking for an exciting, hands-on spring course? The Dolphin Communication Project (DCP) is pleased to offer a FIELD COURSE IN COASTAL MARINE SPECIES in Bimini,…

Sun, Sand, and Marine Debris …

Published: January 06, 2017
We started our day the usual way … with data collection and observations of the dolphins at Bailey’s Key! There was LOTS of aerial activity…

Finding Dory … Shawn and Stan, too

Published: January 05, 2017
Again, the underwater visibility sucked … more, much more than yesterday. In fact, it was less than 2 m and very silty. So Kathleen’s observations…

Daytime is the array time, Night time is the right time!

Published: January 04, 2017
The underwater visibility sucked mostly – dolphin observations because of silty waters. It’s hard to study behavior when you can’t really see it. So, Kathleen…


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