About 200 dolphins among full-time, north county residents
A new study by local researchers shows that as many as 200 dolphins in Upper Galveston Bay are year-long residents of the highly industrialized, heavily trafficked waterway shared by the Houston Ship Channel.
Major milestone🐬: Galveston Bay Dolphin Research Program catalogs 1,000th distinct bottlenose dolphin
GALVESTON, Texas – A major milestone has been reached for the program that works to better understand bottlenose dolphins in Galveston Bay.
Mysterious mammals. Dolphins long have captured the imagination of sea-faring humans
Peer over the side of the Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry or squint at the bow of a tanker vessel in the ship channel and there’s a good chance you’ll see dolphins gliding through the water.
Coverage of the effects of Hurricane Harvey on Galveston Bay dolphins
Galveston Bay Foundation receives rapid response funding to study Harvey’s effect on bay’s dolphins
The Galveston Bay Dolphin Research and Conservation Program (GDRCP) is ramping up its dolphin surveys with the help of rapid response funding from Texas Sea Grant, through the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA).
Interview with dolphin researchers Vanessa Mintzer and Kristi Fazioli
Vanessa Mintzer of the Galveston Bay Foundation and Kristi Fazioli from the Environmental Institute of Houston (at the University of Houston-Clear Lake) are studying dolphins in upper Galveston Bay.
Galveston’s bottlenose dolphins have puzzling ailments since Harvey
Much debris has been cleared out, but three months after Harvey’s landfall, the ecological damage is still being assessed.
Galveston Bay dolphins struggle to recover from Hurricane Harvey
Kristi Fazioli first spotted the pair of dolphins swimming behind a shrimp trawler near Morgan’s Point, eager to get a mouthful of breakfast.
Six years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists still know little about Gulf dolphins
Kristi Fazioli slowed the Boston Whaler and cut the engine when a fin finally emerged where the Houston Ship Channel passes Bolivar Peninsula. At the bow, Sherah Loe, a graduate student, readied her camera.