Posts Tagged ‘Dolphin Deaths’

The Environment And Dolphin Health

By Amy Green May 15, 2017 WMFE New research reveals the critical role the environment plays in dolphin health. The study compared dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon and Charleston, S.C., with those at the Georgia Aquarium and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in San Diego. Lead author Patricia Fair of the Medical University…

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Dolphin-killing virus in Northern Indian River Lagoon could spread south

TCPALM.COM Treasure Coast – A virus that’s killed nearly 1,500 dolphins along the East Coast since July 2013 has spread into the northern Indian River Lagoon. And the dolphin die-off could move south into Treasure Coast waters. “There’s certainly the potential for infected animals in the northern lagoon to cross paths with their neighbors to…

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Eve Samples: Two More Dolphin Deaths, Two More Mysteries

By Eve Samples, TCPALM.Com He was a typical young male. Playful and rambunctious; loved cruising with his friends. One of his favorite hangouts was the stretch of the St. Lucie River that flows past Club Med Sandpiper Bay. Nic Mader, who conducts field surveys for Tampa-based Dolphin Ecology Project, often spotted the 11-year-old bottlenose there.…

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