L&L Knight <>, Birding Aus <>
"Subfin Dolphin" footage
Denise Goodfellow <>
Sat, 02 Aug 2008 14:18:11 +0930
Thank you for that.
A friend asked her brother, a fisherman, if he would be prepared to give
scientists working on this dolphin some information. Apparently he and his
colleagues know quite a lot about it.
However, he refused to help. I gather from the comments reported to me
that Top End commercial fishermen don't trust scientists. This man won't be
fishing for a long time as he is in jail (twelve years) and one would think
he'd have nothing to lose, but he still wouldn't talk.
I wonder if there's another way of connecting with such people, and tapping
into their vast knowledge, for instance offering them the chance to earn a
Denise L Goodfellow
on 2/8/08 1:38 PM, L&L Knight at wrote:
> For the pelagic birders who are into cetaceans, there is some footage
> from a CH10 broadcast at
> "Rare Australian snubfin dolphins filmed for first time
> Scientists had been searching Australian coastline for elusive species
> with blunt dorsal fin and rounded snout first discovered three years
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