Category Archives: Research

Community Dolphin Watch (CDW)

Our Community Dolphin Watch program provides an on-going and invaluable database of the dolphins in Port Phillip, Western Port and the Gippsland Lakes. This is citizen science, from long before the term had been invented. Jeff Weir (DRI’s Executive Director) explains it this way.  “The wonderful people in Community Dolphin Watch, and they’re all volunteers,…
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Our Valuable Volunteers – thank you !

Since our appeal for volunteers in our last newsletter, Sue Mason has found herself in the lucky position, at times, of having too many willing ‘spotters’ for her land-based surveys. Her volunteers have come from the local community, as well as some senior managers from ANZ (above). These photographs show Sue and the theodolite she…
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Difference between common and bottlenose dolphins

The Dolphin Research Institute has been keeping records on the Port Phillip bottlenose dolphins for over 20 years, but it wasn’t until 2006 that we first sighted the common dolphins that we believe to be resident to Port Phillip, along the Mornington coastline. Prior to this, common dolphins had been sighted but they appeared to be…
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Whales behaving strangely

At least five humpback whales wintered in our bays this year (2011). This is a change to the normal pattern where we see whales at the beginning and end of winter, on what we assumed was a stop-over on their annual migration. The photograph shows three humpbacks off Mt Martha in August behaving aggressively in…
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