Okeanis

The mission of Okeanis is to promote the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and maintain functional marine ecosystems for the benefit and prosperity of people and wildlife through technical training, capacity building, research and information sharing.

Feeding frenzy

Feeding frenzy
Photo from Progress Report 'We are still here' (view small | med | large | orig)

Skin Conditions Seen on Dolphins in California

Skin Conditions Seen on Dolphins in California
This table is included in our publication from 2010, which reported on skin conditions. There are a variety and some may be fungal, others viral, and others are of undetermined cause. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dr. Tom Jefferson with his Crossbow

Dr. Tom Jefferson with his Crossbow
Dr. Tom waiting for dolphins to surface so he can target animals for the collection of a skin and subcutaneous fat sample. (view small | med | large | orig)

Securing Biopsy Sample in Vial for Analysis

Securing Biopsy Sample in Vial for Analysis
Dr. Tom processes a recently collected sample of skin and subcutaneous fat so that it can be properly stored for shipment to an analytical lab. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dolphin Face

Dolphin Face
Animals often peek at us from the surface of the water. They know our boat and have "accepted" us as part of their social group. (view small | med | large | orig)
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