Release of Male and Female Dolphin Pair
Dolphin: Case File
Dolphin Name: six year old male, eight year old female
Species: Two Pacific bottlenose dolphins
Previous Location Address:Sea Life Park in Hawaii
Type of Facility:
Date of release:1979
History : permitted ocean access after four years of captivity
Rescue/Release Process Followed:The dolphins gradually ventured further from their sea pen, and eventually after
four months of ocean access, they chose to remain at sea.
Post Release Follow Up:
- Balcomb, K.C. 1995. Cetacean Releases. Centre for Whale Research, Friday Harbour, WA.