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Release of Opo the Dolphin

Dolphin Name: Opo (female)

Species: a bottlenose dolphin

Previous Location Address:

Date of release:1972

History : one year of captivity at Miami Seaquarium

Rescue/Release Process Followed:returned to original capture site in Biscayne Bay, Florida

Post Release Follow Up:No follow-up occurred, but the dolphin had re-adapted to diet of live fish

and was allowed to swim away


References:Balcomb, K.C. 1995. Cetacean Releases. Centre for Whale Research, Friday Harbour, WA.

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