Revolutionizing Dolphin Identification: Our 2016 Giving Challenge Project

You’ve heard of automated facial recognition software, right? Well, we hope to raise enough funds through our annual Giving Challenge project to develop automated fin recognition software in partnership with another nonprofit organization called Wild Me. The Giving Challenge offers an opportunity for nonprofit organizations like ours to receive matching grants for donations made between […]

Foraging behavior of Antarctic humpback whales

The SDRP is a leader in the study of marine mammal foraging ecology. Over the years, SDRP researchers have documented a variety of foraging behaviors used by bottlenose dolphins and have unveiled patterns of their habitat use and prey preference. This type of information is critical for the protection of these species and the environment […]

From California to Sarasota, Florida: A community college student and marine mammal research

  I am a Marine Biology major and come from a non-research based community college in Southern California. Under mentorship of my former marine biology professor, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to conduct environmental research at California State University, Long Beach. This prepared me both physically and mentally to participate in this intellectually […]