A large proportion of dolphins (13 per cent of the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins
and 12 per cent of the Indian Ocean humpback dolphins) had cuts and scars on their dorsal fins and/or body, which were derived from propeller strikes or entanglement in fishing gear.
are pregnant for about 380 days, so stillborn and juvenile dolphins found in the early months of 2011 could have been exposed in the womb to petroleum products released the previous year.
Both ORUs and bottlenose dolphins
have been frequenting the Santa Monica Bay since the 1930s and the tourism presence along this shoreline has increased, especially in recent times.
She revealed that ORCA had recorded a number of recent sightings of bottlenose dolphins
off the North East coast in the last fortnight which they are tracking.
have a large presence in the area throughout the year, but the chances of seeing them increase when their food supply appears.
Based on a true story, the film is about a fatherless and disheartened boy named Sawyer who finds great joy and meaning in the rehabilitation of an injured bottlenose dolphin
She spoke to the GDN after the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) found the carcasses of a seal, a baby bottlenose dolphin
and a sea turtle during a site visit near the northern coast of Bahrain last week.
are a common sight in Cardigan Bay where they feed and rear their young.
Since the first morbillivirus outbreak affecting bottlenose dolphins
(Tursiops truncatus) along the mid-Atlantic Coast of the United States during the late 1980s (1), some mass die-off episodes affecting the global cetacean population have occurred (2-5).
The so-called Howell torpedo was discovered by bottlenose dolphins
being trained by the Navy to find undersea objects, including mines, that not even billion-dollar technology can detect.
Preliminary observations on bottlenose dolphins
, Tursiops truncatus, at Isla del Coco, Costa Rica.
were seen off New Quay pier in West Wales last Friday - followed later by other bottlenose dolphin
sightings and harbour porpoise sightings in New Quay and off Porthgain Beacon.
It is worth mentioning that among the goals of this tour is to promote sea tourism in Muscat, highlighting tourist locations and the characteristics of the Sultanate which is the home of a huge and varied sea life as its sea extending from Masandum to Dhofar more than 20 types of whales and dolphins, like humpback whale, Spinner Dolphin, Finless Porpoise and Bottlenose Dolphins
London, Feb 29 ( ANI ): Bottlenose dolphins
have whistles that they use to exclusively greet other members of their species, say marine biologists.
find food by using a variety of methods, such as herding fish into a tight group or using marine sponges as tools to dig for fish in sediment (Smolker et al.