Subject: Dolphins: Two stranded stenos returned to Gulf of Mexico (fwd)

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Tue, 31 Mar 1998 14:45:37 -0500 (EST)

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Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 10:58:46 -0500
From: Dagmar Fertl <Dagmar_Fertl@mms.gov>
Reply-To: Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Discussion
     <MARMAM@UVVM.UVIC.CA>
To: MARMAM@UVVM.UVIC.CA
Subject: News: Two stranded stenos returned to Gulf of Mexico

     Thought Marmammer's would like to know that the _Pensacola News
     Journal_ reported on 26 March, that two rough-toothed dolphins were
     rehabilitated and returned to the Gulf of Mexico on 25 March.  These
     two males were among 62 rough-toothed dolphins that stranded on Cape
     San Blas near Port St. Joe, Florida on 14 December 1997.  Only four
     dolphins survived during the mass stranding - these two males released
     by Mote Marine Lab and two females still recovering at the Gulfarium
     in Fort Walton Beach.  None of those taken to Marineland at St.
     Augustine survived.

     The animals were satellite and radio-tagged.

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