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Teen dolphin sighted off North Otago

Teen dolphin sighted off North Otago

University of Otago dolphin researcher Jennie Upton identified a long-resident Hector's Dolphin in the sea near Moeraki last weekend.

"The dolphin we got an ID photo of is in the database from a population survey done in 1995/96," Jennie told 'Blueskin News'. "This means this dolphin has been around for over 13 years in the same area."

Jennie's research team hope to get out on the water once a week over the next few months and they are keen to hear from anyone who has seen dolphins or who has information on historical sightings.


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