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Volunteers In Virginia Participate In Annual Dolphin Count

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Volunteers are posted at observation posts along beaches of the lower Chesapeake Bay and the southern Virginia coastline today.

The count is intended to give aquarium researchers an idea of the abundance of dolphins in waters off the coast of Virginia. It also provides a glimpse of dolphin distribution and identifying areas where they are most concentrated.

The aquarium says state and federal agencies have used the annual count when considering projects that may affect the coastal environment.

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