Dolphin Mercury Contamination

HSWRI researchers analyzed mercury and selenium concentrations on mercury and selenium concentrations in Indian River Lagoon (IRL) dolphins to collect baseline data as an aid in monitoring possible contributions to reduced health in this population. This was the first...

Dolphin Satellite Telemetry

While cetaceans have been extensively studied around the world, nocturnal movements and habitat use have been largely unaddressed for most populations. This study was the first to utilize satellite telemetry on Indian River Lagoon dolphins and provided the first...

Dolphin Family Bonds

Contacts:      Peter James MacCracken, APRpjm@strategic-communications.com – (619) 275-4110Autumn Batson (abatson@hswri.org) – (321) 327-8970  The Ties That Bind: Study Shows Bottlenose Dolphins Maintain Associations and Family Bonds from Calf to Juvenile Stages...

Impact Report 2021

Our 2021 Impact Report has arrived! Take a deep dive into all things Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and see what your support and generosity allowed our team to accomplish throughout the year. View/Print PDF
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Florida’s east coast is a hotspot for marine mammal strandings. In fact, Brevard County has actually had twice the number of cetacean strandings than any other county in Florida! HSWRI’s stranding team responds to an average of 70 dolphin & whale strandings every year! ... See More

Florida’s east coast is a hotspot for marine mammal strandings. In fact, Brevard County has actually had twice the number of cetacean strandings than any other county in Florida! HSWRI’s stranding team responds to an average of 70 dolphin & whale strandings every year!

2020 Donor Impact Report

Our Donor Impact Report is here. Check out how our supporters made our research and emergency response efforts...

COVID-19 Response at Hubbs

Dear friends of science and discovery, All of us at Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute hope you, your family and...