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Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins

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Join the Annual Maryland Dolphin Count!

The public is invited to join the National Aquarium Animal Rescue staff for the Annual Maryland Dolphin Count along the Atlantic coast of Maryland. Annual dolphin counts help marine mammal specialists capture a snapshot look at dolphin populations, reproduction rates, and ocean health.

We now know that Atlantic bottlenose dolphins use Maryland waters as a thoroughfare for migration, summertime breeding, and feeding along the way.  With your help, we will continue to gather and analyze this information and learn more about the state of our waters and the dolphin populations that are found off our coast.

The National Aquarium’s annual Dolphin Count involves spending a few hours on the beach watching the water for passing dolphins, and filling out a data sheet. Each team will have an Aquarium representative to help set up and answer questions. The event is free and open to the public.

Time: 8 - 11 am

The Beaches on 40th, 81st and 130th Street Ocean City, Maryland
Assateague State Park, Berlin, Maryland 

National Aquarium Animal Rescue Fundraiser at Seacrets

Join the National Aquarium Animal Rescue Program in Ocean City, MD, for a fun afternoon and evening at Seacrets: Jamaica USA!

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