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Blog and Field Reports

Attack of the Remoras

Published: June 26, 2016
Friday began with a sleepy start after breakfast and blog, going straight into lecture. We briefly recapped the topic of play before moving onto group…

The Podfia Swims with The Pod

Published: June 24, 2016
On Thursday, we woke up, had breakfast and wrote our blog, before watching a video and practicing using an ethogram. We had a lecture on…

Podfia Renegades

Published: June 24, 2016
After our now-standard morning routine of deliciousness (aka breakfast) and blog writing, our Wednesday continued with a lecture about ethograms and different methods for sampling…

Over the Gulfstream

Published: June 22, 2016
When we woke on Tuesday, it was sad and dreary – but even before this, Dr. M, Dom & Ben braved the rainy skies and…

Big Tetnus

Published: June 22, 2016
Monday morning began with writing our blog, following by lecture. We got an introduction to DCP and the dolphins we will see off Bimini before…

The Podfia Takes Bimini!

Published: June 20, 2016
I am very, very excited for this and the coming field reports! Last Wednesday, Nicole Danaher-Garcia (intern-Masters Student-research assistant-extraordinaire) arrived on-island and has been busy…

A New Field Thread from DCP - Peru!

Published: June 16, 2016
Marie Trone, Ph.D., is a DCP collaborator (see her DCP page here). She left on June 8 for Peru. Because internet access is sketchy in…

Whoa Dolphins!

Published: June 12, 2016
Thursday was the last boat trip for the SMC group and everyone was hopeful it would be a great one, in part because high winds…


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