Injured Dolphin Named Babyface Spotted With Her Own Baby Calf

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! Babyface Survived Severe Injuries In June of...

Stranded Dolphin Rescued From Mudflat in Hernando Beach

Rescue Team Responds to Bottlenose Dolphin Nicknamed Everest Hernando Beach, FL (November 2017) – 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)...

Nicholas the Dolphin Predicts the World Series Winner

Nick Makes His Pick for the 2018 World Series Nicholas is back with another winning prediction for the 2018 World Series. Nick made his pick between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers for the championship. The rescued bottlenose dolphin did not hesitate when...

Rescue Mission – Banana River Entangled Dolphin Calf

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 successfully...

Nicholas the Dolphin Makes 3 Winning Sports Predictions

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...

Rescue Mission – Dolphin Calf Injured by Spearfishing Gear

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...

Rescue Mission – Reel’s Dolphin Calf

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 Pierce, FL....

Rescue Mission – Dolphin Calf Disentanglement

Cocoa Beach, FL (January 2017) – Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescue team personnel participated in a multi-agency disentanglement in the Indian River Lagoon on Jan. 17, 2017. (This is near the same area where Winter & Hope were rescued.) Organizations involved...

Rescue Mission – Parcel (Bottlenose Dolphin)

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...

Rescue Mission – Feeny (Bottlenose Dolphin)

Tampa Bay, FL (September 17, 2015) – Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) responded to a live stranded dolphin in Cockroach Bay. The call was reported to the FWC by local fishermen, who observed the 260-pound...