Tag: bottlenose dolphin

May 4, 2022

For dolphins, popularity pays off

The reproductive success of male dolphins is not determined by strength or age, but by social bonds with other males. The better integrated males are in their social network, researchers...

December 17, 2021

Wild Cam: Tracking Venezuelan dolphins

Researchers are tracking dolphin populations across parts of the Venezuelan coast in an effort to improve information in an understudied part of the Caribbean Sea. “Venezuela holds 33% of the...

September 12, 2017

Contaminants in dolphins suggest ecosystem woes

When Gregory Bossart began studying lesions on Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations over 10 years ago, he didn’t know the extent to which they would point to negative impacts...