Dolphins Ride Out Dietary Ups and Downs
Published:11 Nov.2020    Source:Flinders University

More evidence has emerged to support stricter coastal management, this time focusing on pollution and overfishing in the picturesque tourist waters off Auckland in New Zealand.

A study of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in the Hauraki Gulf connects their diet with the prevalence of commercial fishing and water quality -- emphasising the need to carefully manage marine parks and surrounding environments to prevent overfishing and extensive nutrient runoff.