Port River Dolphin Identification Catalogue

Dr Mike Bossley has been monitoring and identifying the Port River Dolphins since the 1980’s. Over the years he has identified and recorded more than 400 different dolphins that either reside in or have visited the area.

We have not included all the dolphins in here. This catalogue includes the ID’s of the 30-40 resident dolphins that live in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary (ADS) as well as some of the other dolphins that are regular visitors. Dolphins without any identifiable markings and that do not have a distinctly shaped fin are also not included.

This catalogue has been compiled by Mike Bossley, Aude Steiner and Marianna Boorman. We will keep it updated as fins change over time. You are welcome to provide photographs to help us in this task.


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Port River Dolphin Identification Catalogue Gallery