monkey mia

Assessing threats to Hawai'i's spinner dolphins

January 23rd, 2014

Researchers have completed the most extensive study of the Hawai’i Island spinner dolphin population to date, with the data to be used to inform the local management agency.

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Long-term sustainability central to Monkey Mia decision

June 26th, 2006

Long-term sustainability central to Monkey Mia decision

The Monkey Mia dolphin population will be given a lifeline, following a decision by Environment Minister Mark McGowan to reduce the number of commercial boat tour licences in the area. Research by Murdoch University's Dr Lars Bejder and collaborating parties showed both dolphin populations – the Red Cliff Bay dolphins and the Monkey Mia beach dolphins – were being affected by the tour boat activities.

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