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Behavioral Approximations for Improving Social Compatibility in an All-Male Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Social Group

The Trainers' Story: Preparing our Dolphins for a New, Outdoor Facility

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Behavioral Approximations for Improving Social Compatibility in an All-Male Dolphin <em>(Tursiops truncatus)<em> Social Group

Behavioral Approximations for Improving Social Compatibility in an All-Male Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Social Group

Oftentimes, during our educational presentations, one or more of the animals would choose to terminate their session with the trainer and leave station. This could be for a few seconds or for a few minutes. At Gulfarium, we use the word “cruising” to describe this behavior ... More »

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The Trainers' Story: Preparing our Dolphins for a New, Outdoor Facility

The Trainers' Story: Preparing our Dolphins for a New, Outdoor Facility

The National Aquarium’s forthcoming “sanctuary” facility is intended to provide resident dolphins with maximal choice and control in a varied and enriching habitat while also ensuring optimal physical care. The National Aquarium’s forthcoming “sanctuary” facility is intended to provide resident dolphins with maximal choice and control in a varied and enriching habitat while also ensuring optimal physical care.

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President's Corner

President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Kelly Flaherty Clark.

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Regional Reports

Regional Reports

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Notices and Announcements

Notices and Announcements

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Conservation Briefs

Conservation Briefs

A Shutdown of Commercial Fisheries gives Scientists a Unique Opportunity to Study African Penguins – ESA Listed Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles are Recovering – An Abundance of Species Rely on Important Vegetated Coastal Wetlands

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Back to Basics

Back to Basics

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Schooled Fish: Creating an Individualized Connection During Guest Encounters By Demonstrating The Use Of Positive Reinforcement To Train Husbandry And Novel Behaviors With Fishes.

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President's Corner

A few words from IMATA's President, Kelly Flaherty Clark.

IMATA Board and Committees

Board Members and Committees at the time of this issue

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Regional Reports

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Notices and Announcements

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Conservation Briefs

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Back to Basics

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Schooled Fish: Creating an Individualized Connection During Guest Encounters By Demonstrating The Use Of Positive Reinforcement To Train Husbandry And Novel Behaviors With Fishes.

Animal Facts

Killer Whale

Scientific name: Orcinus orca

Green Conservation

Magazine Waste

United States Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 1.5 million tons of magazines entered the municipal solid waste stream in 2009.