Annual MERR dolphin count planned

The Annual Dolphin Count will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 21. SOURCE SUBMITTED
June 22, 2012

The Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute Inc. will be holding the Annual Dolphin Count from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 21. Volunteers will be stationed at predesignated observation points running from Fenwick Island to Woodland Beach. Results from this count will help to determine population stability in Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins in this region.

For more information, or to volunteer for the count, contact the MERR Institute at 302-228-5029 or e-mail

MERR is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and sea turtles and their habitat. MERR provides stranding response for marine animals that occur throughout the state of Delaware. For more information go to