Known Dolphins: STEV

January 2009 – January 2019 Steve 2009 vs. 2019. Florida East Coast resident dolphin Steve wanted to join the #howharddidaginghityou challenge! He was rescued from entanglement in 2012 by Hubbs researchers Wendy Noke-Durden & Teresa Mazza-Jablonski and named after the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute officer who spotted and cared for him until our team’s arrival. Over the […]

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Known Dolphins: TRIP

(Scroll down for older information) December 2018 During routine photo ID surveys conducted in December 2018, our team spotted TRIP accompanied by her four calves, including her nearly seven-month old, nicknamed “SLIP”. The group was seen engaging in feeding behavior which corresponded with a very active “mullet run- when mullet travel from cold waters to […]

Known Dolphins: BSTN

(Scroll down for older information on BSTN) January 29, 2019 A vessel struck dolphin (BSTN) HSWRI has been monitoring since February 2018. The animal has recovered from the propeller injuries and a recent shark bite and is currently in good body condition.   May 2, 2018 During one of our routine photo-ID surveys in Mosquito […]