An interesting article recently published in Scientific American. “On a research vessel in the waters off Greece’s Amvrakikos Gulf, Joan Gonzalvo watched a female bottlenose dolphin in obvious distress…”
The IDP recommends you this article written by Ferdinand Bammer
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Loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) are a common sight in the murky waters of Amvrakikos Gulf. Joan Gonzalvo / Tethys
In the Amvrakikos Gulf sea birds have learnt to take advantage of the feeding activity of bottlenose dolphins chasing sardines and other epipelagic fish close to the sea surface. Dolphins push the school of fish to the surface and sea birds can capture them easily without having to dive too deep. Joan Gonzalvo / Tethys […]
A lonely bottlenose breaking the calm sea surface of the Gulf. Joan Gonzalvo/Tethys
Five bottlenose dolphins at the bow of the IDP research boat. Joan Gonzalvo/Tethys