The spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) is a small dolphin found in off-shore tropical waters around the world. It is famous for its acrobatic displays in which it spins along its longitudinal axis as it leaps through the air. It is a member of the family Delphinidae of toothed whales.
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Aside from their playful attitude, dolphins are also well-known for their hunting techniques to capture their preys. Know more about the ocean's 'charming predator' in this video.
Tinuturing ang Pilipinas bilang center of marine biodiversity sa buong mundo. Ngunit sa likod ng hindi matatawarang yaman ng ating karagatan, samu't saring problema rin ang kinakaharap nito. Samahan si Atom Araullo na sisirin ang mga karagatan sa Pilipinas upang alamin ang kasalukuyang estado nito.
Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) Chair and CEO Atty. Rose Liza E. Osorio, together with fellow environmental lawyers, Atty. Gloria Estenzo-Ramos (Oceana vice president) and Atty. Benjamin Cabrido, Jr., recently earned a critical Supreme Court (SC) ruling on behalf of the dolphins and other resident cetaceans of Tañon Strait, thus protecting them and their natural habitat from further "oil exploration, development, and exploitation of petroleum resources" by Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd. (JAPEX).
On April 21, 2015, the high court made a decision on the case labeled Res ...
Concerned government agencies, local government units (LGUs), and fishing industry stakeholders, including civil society organizations (CSOs), recently gathered in Cebu to review and strengthen the enforcement plan to protect Tañon Strait from commercial, illegal, and destructive fishing operations.
The "Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS) Enforcement summit" was attended by more than 120 participants who reviewed and identified gaps to strengthen the Tañon Strait enforcement plan, and forge their respective commitments to strongly implement the plan in the next several years.
Enjoying the calm waters of Bais bay while watching the Dolphins swims freely and appreciating the pristine beauty of Manjuyod White Sandbar.
The Philippine Marine Mammal Stranding Network (PMMSN) recently concluded the 4th National PMMSN Symposium in Vigan, Ilocos Sur held last October 6-7, 2016. This was the first time the annual symposium was held outside of Subic Bay. Ocean Adventure hosted the first three symposia the past three years. The event was perhaps the biggest and most successful symposium for PMMSN thus far with over 200 participants from all over the country. Ocean Adventure, one of the leading members of the network, presented a paper on our recent rehabilitation efforts of stranded dolphins in Subic Bay.