British Divers Marine Life Rescue
British Divers Marine Life Rescue (photo: Steve Marsh)
British Divers Marine Rescue

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2010-11-10 15:49:52

Turkish Dolphins now in new Sea-pen

Tom and Misha the dolphins (Photo: Gavin Parsons)Early last week, rescued dolphins, Misha and Tom, were successfully moved from their temporary sea-pen to their new 30 metre diameter pen that rests just off the bay in the beautiful Aegean Sea, where they will be rehabilitated before their eventual release.

This new pen which reaches a depth of 15 metres, will offer the dolphins more space and freedom in order to help them to build their strength up as the team works towards the rehabilitation plan. BDMLR directors Alan Knight OBE, Mark Stevens and Gavin Parsons had been out just before their move to advise the team and Gavin remained in Turkey to observe the translocation.

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Stephen Marsh
BDMLR Operations Manager