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Cascadia Research Collective: Marine Mammal Surveys off the Kona Coast

by Cameron Dabney Dolphin Quest Hawaii’s Regional Education Supervisor Cameron Dabney joined the Cascadia Research Collective team in the field this past July on an incredible marine mammal study off the Kona Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. This is a first-hand account of her experience. I arrive at the harbor early, ecstatic about my day…

Can Fish Can Be Trained?

Dolphin Quest’s expert animal behaviorists do an amazing job training our dolphins, but do you wonder if fish can be trained? At Dolphin Quest Hawaii, we are working on some amazing fish training in our new tide pool habitat. Right now, we have a gorgeous porcupine puffer fish, a very hungry snapper, a couple of lined…

Long-term Lung Research Gives Insight into Wild Dolphins

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As part of our commitment to global stewardship, Dolphin Quest is dedicated to conservation and the advancement of marine mammal research. Dolphin Quest Oahu (DQO) is currently participating in a groundbreaking long-term research project studying dolphin lung capacity. The scientific significance of this work is to develop non-invasive methods for estimating wild marine mammals’ metabolic…

Education, Conservation and Research-that’s what it’s all about!

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Through the years, Dolphin Quest Hawaii has given back to the local and international community in many ways. One of the biggest opportunities to do that comes through research. This year, the local community in Kona, on Hawaii’s Big Island, had a very special visit from a group of killer whales. On the first day,…