Archive for the ‘– Press’ Category

– Orlando Sentinal: Beached Whale in Ponce Inlet Dies (2016-8-28)

  August 27, 2016 / by Marco Santana / A beached whale in Ponce Inlet died Saturday despite rescue efforts from Volusia County Marine Mammal Stranding Team and Hubbs Seaworld. A press release from Volusia County’s Beach Safety Ocean Rescue office said the sperm whale landed on the beach at about 1 p.m. The whale […]

– WMFE: Broken Lagoon – As Fish Die, Dolphin, Pelican and Manatee Deaths Remain Unexplained (2016-4-26)

WMFE / by Amy Green / April 26, 2016 / This spring’s stunning fish kill was the latest distressing bellwether for the Indian River Lagoon. It came three years after die-offs of dolphins, pelicans and manatees. Their deaths remain a mystery. The dead dolphins were turning up on the shores of the Indian River Lagoon […]

– Florida Today: Volunteers scoop up Indian River Lagoon’s rotting fish (2016-3-23)

March 23, 2016 / by Jim Waymer / Florida Today / For this type of fishing, there’s no bag limit — other than what the bag can hold. Frustrated fishermen, saddened coastal residents and waterfront restaurtanteurs gloved up and bagged countless rotting fish Wednesday, to fend off the largest Indian River Lagoon fish kill in […]

– TC Palm: Impromptu whale visit boosted revenue at Sebastian Inlet (2016-2-10)

By Lamaur Stancil of the TC Palm / February 10, 2016 / INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A mother whale and her calf made waves in more ways than one when they spent a couple of days in the Sebastian Inlet this week. Parking receipts at the Sebastian Inlet State Park show 6,275 motorists paid for […]

– Lake Andes Wave: Right whale, calf swimming in FL inlet close to shore (2016-2-10)

By Alfredo Watts/ 10 February 2016 / It was an wonderful site in southern Brevard County on Monday – a mother whale and its calf lingered at Sebastian Inlet for most of the day….. Link to article. PDF of article.

– Florida Today: Endangered whales exit Sebastian Inlet (2016-2-9)

by Jim Waymer/ FLORIDA TODAY/ February 9, 2016 / An endangered North Atlantic right whale and her calf lingered for a second day in Sebastian Inlet on Tuesday, then swam back out into the ocean….. Link to article. PDF of article.

– TCPalm: Mother whale, calf leave lagoon (2016-2-9)

By Elliot Jones / February 9, 2016/ SEBASTIAN — Mother whale “Clipper” and her calf remained around the Sebastian Inlet this morning, but are now in the ocean heading north. While visiting the inlet, they attracted many visitors to Sebastian Inlet State Park, park ranger Kevin Husty said…. Link to article. PDF of article.

– Endangered whales swim into Sebastian Inlet (2016-2-8)

By Veronica Brezina – Intern / February 8, 2016 / SEBASTIAN INLET, Fla. – An endangered 45-foot-North Atlantic right whale and her calf were seen swimming into Sebastian Inlet on Monday, News 6 Florida Today reported. Link to article. PDF of article.

– Brevard Times: Porpoise beached on Brevard County beach (2016-2-6)

February 6, 2016/ Melbourne, Florida / – A porpoise beached itself on Florida’s Space Coast last night near the Crowne Plaza hotel just south of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida.  Brevard County Fire Rescue crews responded to the stranded small-tooth whale, and with the help of bystanders, followed the instructions given by the Hubbs-Seaworld Research Institute […]

-WFTV: [Hubbs-] SeaWorld crew rescue baby dolphin in Indian River Lagoon (2015-9-12)

September 12, 2015 / Brevard Co, FL / A crew from SeaWorld helped rescue a baby bottlenose dolphin in Brevard County this week. Two fishermen found the sunburned baby dolphin Friday morning alone in sea grass on the Indian River Lagoon. They brought the animal to Scottsmoor Landing in Mims, where SeaWorld vets are evaluating […]