Archive for the ‘– Newsletter’ Category

– Spring 2016 Newsletter (2016-5-31)

Fins & Flukes Spring 2016 This issue includes updates on rescued animals, information on pantropical spotted dolphins, and more information on a stranded pygmy sperm whale.

– Spring 2015 Newsletter (2015-7-16)

Read the latest stranding news in HSWRI’s Fins & Flukes newsletter for Spring 2015. This newsletter includes articles on a couple of successful dolphin entanglement rescues and an unusual sperm whale calf stranding, along with updates and summaries of other stranding team activities. Here’s the link: Fins & Flukes – Spring 2015

– Fall 2014 Newsletter (2014-10-25)

This issue of Fins & Flukes highlights HSWRI stranding team activity in 2013 and 2014. Last year was, sadly, a record-breaking year for our team as they responded to 132 animals in Brevard and Volusia counties. Unfortunately, this year we are encountering morbilivirus in the Indian River Lagoon which has resulted in several dolphin deaths. […]

– Spring 2014 Newsletter (2014-6-19)

The spring 2014 Fins & Flukes newsletter reports on a dolphins, stranded in June 2013, which was successfully released back into the wild in November 2013. There is also an article on the successful dis-entanglement of a dolphin from a crab pot rope and an updated on the record number of dolphin deaths in the […]

– Fall 2013 Newsletter (2013-10-19)

The fall 2013 Fins & Flukes newsletter reports on a dolphin Unusual Mortality Event in the Indian River Lagoon, with year-to-date deaths at twice the historical mean. The newsletter also highlights the continued support of marine stranding work by the John H.  Prescott Grant Program, which is awarded by the National Marine Fisheries service. HSWRI has received […]

– Fall 2012 Newsletter (2013-3-19)

This issued of Fins & Flukes features the successful rescue of a dolphin near the Port Canaveral Locks and the rare stranding of a false killer whale  in Volusia County. Volume_7-3_Winter_2013

– Summer 2012 Newsletter (2012-8-19)

The summer Fins & Flukes newsletter discusses a successfully rescued newborn dolphin and an updated on an entangled dolphin reported in the prior newsletter. There is also a report on a live Risso dolphin found stranded on the beach that was rescued successfully. Volume_7-2_Summer-2012

– Spring 2012 Newsletter (2012-7-19)

The Spring 2012 Fins & Flukes newsletter reports on a young bottlenose dolphin successfully dis-entangled from a crab pot line and two separate incidents of dolphin’s entangled in fishing line. Volume_7-1_Spring_2012

– Summer 2011 Newsletter (2011-8-19)

Our Summer 2001 Fins & Flukes newsletter features an article about HSWRI employee, Teresa Mazza, who was the first scientist to respond to the injured dolphin, Winter, the star of the movie, “A Dolphin’s Tale.” We also sadly reported that RIO, a dolphin that entangled in fishing gear at least 8 known times, was found […]

– Winter 2011 Newsletter (2011-2-19)

Our winter 2011 Fins & Flukes newsletter talks about an orphaned dolphin calf rescued in December 2010 and an unusual dolphin death caused by asphyxiation because of an eel in the dolphin’s blow hole. Volume_6-2_Winter_2011