Dolphins and porpoises are small, toothed whales belonging to a group of marine mammals called cetaceans. All are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act and some are also listed under the Endangered Species Act. We work with our partners to study, protect, and conserve these iconic species.
Our staff regularly publish their findings in scientific journals and Center-produced documents…
Our Passive Acoustics Research Group frequently makes the news. This page links to articles and other media featuring our staff and their research.
Responding to dead whale, dolphin, porpoise, and pinniped strandings