Conduct Regarding Dolphins in Portland Harbour

We don’t know how long Danny the dolphin will be around for, and the more awareness we can raise to protect his welfare, the better.

Marine Connection has been monitoring the phenomenon of solitary cetaceans for many years and have first-hand experience of what can happen in instances where the public do not take due care around these animals or retain respect for the dolphins’ wild nature.  

You may find this link of interest: 

https://marineconnection.org/social-solitary-cetaceans/

Admin: 11th Jun 2020 15:30:00

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