Tag Archives: Amvrakikos Gulf

When Animals Mourn

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…”

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(MIS-)MANAGEMENT OF MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

The IDP recommends you this article written by Ferdinand Bammer

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2012 Sighting Reports; a big THANK YOU!

In 2012 we received 60+ dolphin sighting reports. Have a look at the sightings map and find out more about how you can help us.

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Feels good to be back

The 2013 fieldwork season took off. More soon! Feels good to be back!

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IDP back on track & new video

In a few weeks the Ionian Dolphin Project will start the 2013 fieldwork season. Do not miss our brand NEW video.

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Loggerhead sea turtle

Loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) are a common sight in the murky waters of Amvrakikos Gulf. Joan Gonzalvo / Tethys

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Bottlenose dolphin and gull. Joan Gonzalvo / Tethys.

Bottlenose dolphin and seagull

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 […]

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Bottlenose dolphin in Amvrakikos gulf. Joan Gonzalvo / Tethys.

Bottlenose dolphin in Amvrakikos gulf

A lonely bottlenose breaking the calm sea surface of the Gulf. Joan Gonzalvo/Tethys

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Bowriding bottlenose dolphins. Joan Gonzalvo / Tethys.

Bowriding bottlenose dolphins

Five bottlenose dolphins at the bow of the IDP research boat. Joan Gonzalvo/Tethys

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Bowriding bottlenose dolphin and a ship. Joan Gonzalvo / Tethys.

Bowriding bottlenose dolphin and a ship

Joan Gonzalvo/Tethys

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