The beauty of nature in our research area, Gulf of Taranto. #taras #joniandolphinconservation #taranto #policoro
by joniandolphinconservation 1 year ago | via Instagram

🇬🇧 Striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba). A calve, in the first picture, and a juvenile "breaching" in the second one. Jumps are important ways of communication in the world of cetaceans and they have several meanings. This one, the breaching, is mostly used for social bonding but it can be also...
by joniandolphinconservation 6 days ago | via Instagram

🇬🇧 An amazing painting from the travel diary of some tourists on board! Thank you so much! 🇮🇹 Un bellissimo disegno tratto dal diario di viaggio di alcuni turisti venuti a bordo del nostro catamarano. Grazie mille! #JDC #JonianDolphinConservation #Ketos #ResearcherForADay #Cetaceans #Dolphins #GulfOfTaranto #IonianSea #CitizenScience #MarineBiology #MarineLife #Taras #Extraordinaria...
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🇬🇧 The importance of the Citizen Science: today thanks to our programme "Researcher for a day" we could collect several important data about the 2 species encountered in the sea: Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus) & Risso's dolphins (Grampus griseus). The IUCN define the first one "Endangered" and the second "Data...
by joniandolphinconservation 1 week ago | via Instagram

🇬🇧 The perfect timing of the shoots while these 4 individuals of 4 different species of cetaceans were going to the surface to breathe and you can clearly see the beginning of their spout from their blowhole. The species are (in order): Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus), Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus),...
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🇬🇧 Our research vessels: 2013: TARAS 2015: EXTRAORDINARIA 2018: PORTO DI TARANTO 3 vessels that mostly every day work by the sea to study the populations of the different species of cetaceans living in the Gulf of Taranto in order to preserve them and showing to kids, locals and tourists...
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