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The Case Of The Disappearing Dolphin

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A false killer whale, which is actually a type of tropical dolphin, with calf (Photo by Deron Verbeck, courtesy of

Commercial fishing in the oceans of the US has done a lot to reduce accidentally catching marine mammals such as dolphins. But there are still problems. Ari Daniel Shapiro reports on concerns about one kind of tropical dolphin called the false killer whale:

The Cascadia Research Collective

The Hawaii Oasis Project

Information from NOAA

Producer: Ari Daniel Shapiro
Release Date: June 15, 2009
Running Time: 3:28

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