Wild Dolphin UpdatesMore Than Half of Newborn Calves Are Observed During SpringThroughout nature, spring marks a period of renewal and growth for many animals. This includes the dolphins that call Clearwater Bay home. March and April show the highest birthing months... Read More
Do you remember Babyface? She was a dolphin that Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) observed in 2015 with deep propeller cuts on the peduncle near her tail. Babyface was recently spotted once again and this time with a calf!
On the evening of November 29, 2017, Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) Rescue personnel received a call from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Marine Mammal Pathobiology Lab (MMPL) regarding a live stranded dolphin in a mudflat close to a residential area of Hernando Beach.
On October 24 Nicholas the dolphin predicted the Houston Astros would win the World Series. Last night, the Astros defeated the Dodgers in a close 4–3 series to win the championship. We are not surprised that Nicholas got it right! He now has an incredible 5-for-6 winning record of sports predictions.
Cocoa Beach, FL (May 10) — Clearwater Marine Aquarium participated in a multi-agency disentanglement of a bottlenose dolphin calf in the Banana River (lagoon), near Cocoa Beach, FL on May 10, 2017. The mom and calf were safely captured and the calf was... Read More
Nicholas the dolphin is on an extraordinary winning streak of sports predictions with his third correct pick in a row. On April 3, 2017, we watched Nicholas pick the University of North Carolina to win the NCAA College Basketball Men’s National Championship. Nicholas... Read More
Mosquito Lagoon (February 14) — Clearwater Marine Aquarium Rescue Team personnel participated in a multi-agency dolphin calf disentanglement in Mosquito Lagoon, FL on February 14, 2017. Alongside CMA, organizations involved included the National Oceanic and... Read More
Fort Pierce, FL (January 2017) – Under the direction of National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) Clearwater Marine Aquarium dispatched a small team to assist in the intervention of an entangled bottlenose dolphin calf in the Indian River Lagoon, near Fort... Read More
Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescue team personnel participated in a multi-agency dolphin disentanglement in the Indian River Lagoon on Jan. 17, 2017.
Johns Pass, FL (October 2015) – Rescue personnel originally received a call from a local boat captain reporting a bottlenose dolphin calf entangled in plastic wrapping on October 6, 2015. The white plastic strap was observed encompassing the anterior portion of the... Read More