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 – Babyface (Dolphin)

Madeira Beach, FL (July 2015) – On June 9, Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s (CMA) rescue team received a call regarding a dolphin, with multiple, extensive lacerations to its peduncle, swimming in the John’s Pass area. After consulting with the National Marine Fisheries...

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 – Howie (Dolphin)

Tarpon Springs, FL (July 2016) – On the evening of July 3, 2016, rescue personnel received a call regarding a live stranded dolphin in a mudflat 300 yards from the shoreline of the southeast side of the Fred Howard Causeway. After receiving the call and confirmation,...