Re-cap: 2015 Dolphin Count

Thirty-three dolphins were spotted by a group of staff and volunteers during the Aquarium’s annual count in Ocean City, Maryland! 

Published July 20, 2015

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Close to 30 volunteers joined the National Aquarium Aquarium Rescue team along the Eastern Shore to help record dolphin sightings. 

Annual dolphin counts help marine mammal specialists capture a snapshot look at dolphin populations, reproduction rates and ocean health. Looking at the population numbers over the years can help to determine the health of the coastal ecosystem as well as the abundance of prey. 

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