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Blog and Field Reports

Goliaths in The Stream (new film on Goliath Grouper)

Published: March 23, 2020
You may wonder why you are seeing a blog post about a giant reef fish and what it has to do with dolphins.  Quite simply,…

Episode 20 of The Dolphin Pod is ready!

Published: March 21, 2020
In this special podcast episode celebrating 20 years of the Dolphin Communication Project, Laura and Justin interview Kelly Melillo-Sweeting, Bimini Research Manager and all-around awesome…

Friday the 13th!! Dolphins and more dolphins!

Published: March 14, 2020
Our last day began bright and sunny! We had a good session with the dolphins though they were more into their own thing today. There…

Calm Seas and Great Underwater Vis!

Published: March 13, 2020
We woke to a calmed sea and a quiet morning. The early morning data collection session included lots of surface activity – tail slaps and…

A Dolphin Filled Day!!

Published: March 11, 2020
Our day began with a show from both the sun and the moon! And that meant no rain! And, the underwater visibility was superb! All…

Early AM Dolphin Data and early Evening Night Snorkel!

Published: March 11, 2020
Another good session for data collection was had this morning. It was overcast with a light rain, but the underwater visibility was good and facilitated…

Maya Key Monday … and dolphin data!

Published: March 10, 2020
We got what we wished for last night … no rain and decent underwater visibility allowed for a 34-minute underwater data collection session at Bailey’s…

Dolphin Data Collection and some added fun!

Published: March 09, 2020
We woke to the sound of the surf but not the patter of rain drops! The rain had stopped in the night, if only long…

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