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Rescue

Since 1980, the DPMMR Protect Wild Dolphins Research and Conservation Program has served as the primary responder to marine mammal stranding events throughout 10,000 square-miles of precious Florida Keys marine habitat.

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Photo ID Program

As authorized by the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service, the DPMMR Protect Wild Dolphins Research and Conservation Program conducts monthly surveys of the Florida Keys dolphin population. Since 1980, the DPMMR team has served as the primary responders to marine mammal stranding events throughout the vital 10,000 square-mile region of marine habitat in the Keys.

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Publications & Research

We are always searching for new ways to learn more about our marine mammal friends at DPMMR – a Not-for-Profit organization. Our peer-reviewed research publications based in the Florida Keys include the development of innovative strategies to address marine mammal threats, management, and conservation.

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