Metadata Summary

Sarasota Dolphin Research Program

Datasource Information

Dataset TypeMonitoring/Sampling Data
Name of Data SourceSarasota Dolphin Research Program
Number of Waterbodies SampledNot Available
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset)SARASOTA_DOLPHINS
Description of DatasourceBottlenose dolphins are common along the central west coast of Florida, including Sarasota Bay and surrounding waters. Long-term studies by the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, initiated by Mote Marine Laboratory in 1970, and continuing today in conjunction with the Chicago Zoological Society, are monitoring a resident community of four generations of dolphins in Sarasota Bay.
Method of Transferring Data to the AtlasManual transfer via Email
How Often Data is Transferred to the AtlasAnnually
Date of Most Recent Data TransferNot Available
Period of Record Within the AtlasNot Available
Disclaimer/Use ConstraintsData are provisional and may not be corrected immediately when sensors encounter problems.

Custodian Information

Agency Name Sarasota Dolphin Research Program
Chicago Zoological Society in cooperation with Mote Marine Laboratory
Contact NameRandall S. Wells
Contact Phone(941) 388-4441x454
Contact Email rwells@mote.org
Contact URL https://mote.org/staff/member/randall-wells