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Dinner with the Dolphins
Now this is a function centre! Imagine the world’s most environmentally sensitive, naturally formed dolphin habitat teeming with fish and other sea life, set amongst lush tropical settings.
The Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to funding and promoting independent marine research projects. Through research and rescue activities, the Foundation aims to help build our knowledge and appreciation of the wondrous variety of life in our oceans.
Since its beginnings in 1988 as the Neptune Oceanic Foundation, the Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation has been a major benefactor of marine research in Australia.
The Foundation seeks to encourage and assist marine sciences and to date has supported over 180 research projects relating to aspects of the biology of marine vertebrates selected by our Scientific Advisory Committee.
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Dr Booth discovered that the temperature of a green turtle nests not only determines their gender but their physical ability.
Over almost 30 years the Foundation has funded 15 bird projects including little penguin, Australasian gannet and mutton birds.
Over almost 30 years the Foundation has funded 20 dolphin projects including near threatened Australian snubfin dolphin, bottlenose dolphin and Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin.
Over almost 30 years the Foundation has funded 13 dugong projects ranging from genetic tagging to habitat use.
Over almost 30 years the Foundation has funded 47 projects ranging from the effects of ocean acidification to the use of reef fish mucus as sunscreen.
Seal & Sea Lion
Over almost 30 years the Foundation has funded 27 seal and sea lion projects ranging from measuring the effects of human activity to understanding breading habits of the world's rarest sea lion.
Shark & Ray
Over almost 30 years the Foundation has funded 32 shark & ray projects including bull sharks, manta rays and the critically endangered narrow sawfish.
Turtle & Sea Snake
Over almost 30 years the Foundation has funded 16 turtle & sea snake projects ranging from the effect of rising temperatures on turtle hatchlings to the impact of vessel traffic.
Over the last 20 years the Foundation has funded projects on species including humpback whales and blue whales.
In February each year the Foundation calls for expressions of interest. A limited number of projects are short-listed on the basis of their high scientific merit and likely contribution to the Foundation's objectives.
Publications on Marine Vertebrate Research supported by the Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation. Here you will find a list of peer-reviewed publications which illustrate some of the research supported by the Foundation.
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