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Adopt A Dolphin ROMEO

Updated on June 24, 2014


Romeo (#10): Romeo surprisingly (or not) is a young-adult female Atlantic spotted dolphin. She can be identified primarily by the missing tip from her dorsal fin. There are also three spaced-out spots that form a diagonal line to the left of the dorsal fin. Romeo is very interactive and playful, both at the surface and under water. Often seen in the company of Swoosh (ID#36) and Finn (ID #09)), Romeo has of course also been seen with Juliette (#12) during our research. Romeo is especially known for his fiesty personality.

Romeo was named by Donna DiMassa in July 2004. Romeo spends the majority of her time in the clear blue waters of the Bahamas, North-West of Bimini Island. DCP research associates spot her regularly during our annual summer research field seasons. Follow sightings of Romeo on the DCP website.

Adopt Romeo for just $30 for a full year. Check it out at!

Like Romeo? - Become a Facebook Fan!

Like all the hip kids out there, Dolphin Romeo has gotten herself a Facebook page. Since she can’t actually type, the DCP researchers will be keeping her page up to date all year long. Expect posts to pick up in the summer – when DCP’s Bimini research season is its busiest.

Our Adopt-a-Wild Dolphin program

By adopting one of the Bimini dolphins, you will be helping to contribute to the Dolphin Communication Project's research, education and conservation efforts that will directly benefit the Bimini dolphins. The Dolphin Communication Project is a non-profit research organization studying dolphin behavior, communication and cognition. At our beautiful field site on Bimini, The Bahamas, we study a group of wild Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) that frequent the clear blue waters of the island. Using special underwater video and audio equipment, we have been able to identify and catalog many of the individuals comprising this group, learning much about group structure and dolphin social behavior. Adoption kits cost just $30 for a full year - that's less than $3 a month! We accept all major credit cards (phew!).

What's in your adoption kit?

-An official adoption certificate

-Photograph of your adopted dolphin

-Details on how to download dolphin vocalizations from the Bimini adopt-a-dolphins as a ringtone or audio file

-DVD containing video of the Bimini dolphins

-Biography of your adopted dolphin

-Welcome letter and registration info

-Information Booklet with Atlantic spotted dolphin fact sheet and info about the

-Dolphin Communication Project

-Dolphin trading card sample

Top 5 Reasons to Adopt A Dolphin

-Receive unique underwater video footage and images of your adopted dolphin

-Download an actual recording of one of the Bimini dolphin's vocalizations

-Money from the sale of DCP's adoption kits will directly fund research and education efforts that benefit your adopted dolphin

-Choose from over 20 wild dolphins from the Bimini pod each with ther own unique characteristics, life histories and personailty traits

-The perfect gift (for yourself or someone else) looking for a fun but meaningful way to improve the lives of dolphin species and the environment

Adopting a wild dolphin with DCP helps to fund the following

  • The purchase of (e.g., cameras, underwater microphones)
  • Conservation and education programs on Bimini, the US and around the world
  • Publication and dissemination of DCP's research results to the scientific community and the general public
  • Maintenance of the DCP website, field reports, and our podcast The Dolphin Pod
  • Classroom education programs for school-aged children including DCP Youth Program, Dolphin Research Trainee & Classroom Connections
  • Volunteer, ecotour and internship opportunities for the public

Romeo's Guestbook - Tell Romeo (and us) what you think!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Good luck and I hope Romeo gets adopted.