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Blog and Field Reports

For you: The latest issue of The Dolphin Gazette

Published: November 28, 2019
2019 is nearly over! As we reflect on our gratitude for all your support, you can check out new opportunities to join DCP that are…

Long-term Bonds: Social Structure of Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) off Bimini, The Bahamas (2003-2016) – WMMC & upcoming publication!

Published: November 26, 2019
DCP is very excited about our poster presentation at the World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona, Spain. Lead author and long-time DCP assistant/student, Nicole presented…

Adopt-a-wild-dolphin Holiday Bundle 2019

Published: November 26, 2019
Adopt-a-wild-dolphin Holiday Bundle 2019! It's time to put a little more dolphin in your life by purchasing a dolphin-themed gift that will also help support…

Examining shark bite scars on bottlenose dolphins off Bimini (WMMC)

Published: November 21, 2019
Thanks for visiting our poster at the 2019 World Marine Mammal Conference. We're excited you wanted to learn more. DCP has been studying bottlenose and…

TGIF - especially when in the field for research!

Published: November 16, 2019
Friday was less windy but still a very full day! We were able to complete three sessions with each dolphin (hurray!) following our revised research…

Wind, Sun, Data Collection!

Published: November 16, 2019
We had a wild ride on the ferry into Blue Lagoon Island on Thursday because of a rolling well and high winds. It was a…

Limited Edition DCP Shirts!

Published: November 14, 2019
It's baaaaaaack! Your chance to get a DCP shirt! This year, our adult short sleeve (5 colors) and adult long sleeve (white & gray) feature…

An Excellent Data Collection Day!

Published: November 14, 2019
On Wednesday, we were able to conduct 4 sessions each with Ludwig and Zig for the delay gratification early training (to assess preference between the…

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