2015 Small Grants in Aid of Research Recipients

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2015 Small Grants in Aid of Research!

  • Surviving in isolation: Are the Chilean Patagonia South American fur seals doomed to succumb to parasitic infections? (Read Report)
    Mauricio Seguel, Chile
  • Preserving the endangered African manatee population from human activities in Lake Ossa Wildlife Reserve (Read Report)
    Paul Rodrigue Ngafack, Cameroon
  • Feeding habits of the Amazonas manatee (Trichechus inunguis) and the Antillean manatee (T. m. manatus) in Colombia by applying stable isotope analysis (Read Report)
    Federico Riet, Colombia
  • Persistent organic pollutants in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from two resident populations of southern Brazil: Assessing exposure levels and potential  contamination and immune biomarkers (Read Report)
    Bárbara Righetti, Brazil
  • Survey of Brucella spp. in marine mammals from the Brazilian coast: a histopatological, immunohistochemical, sorological and molecular approach (Read Report)
    Angélica María Sánchez Sarmiento, Brazil
  • Analysis of the vertebral morphology and the biomechanical properties of the skeleton in four dolphin species off southern South America employing geometrics morphometrics (Read Report)
    María Marchesi, Argentina
  • Conservation of Atlantic humpback dolphin (Souza teuszii Kükenthal, 1892) in South Cameroon (West-Africa) (Read Report)
    Isidore Ayissi, Cameroon
  • Improving the detectability and categorization of California sea lions using unmanned aerial imagery (Read Report)
    Karen Adame Fernández, Mexico
  • Sex determination and sex ratio of Guiana dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) incidentally caught in fishing nets along the Northern Brazilian coast (Read Report)
    Hanna Gabriely Pinto Gonçalves, Brazil
  • Foraging ecology of a population of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Bocas del Toro Archipelago, Panama (Read Report)
    Maria Paula Hernandez, Colombia
  • Trophic structure of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations in the southern Gulf of Mexico (Read Report)
    Raul E. Diaz-Gamboa, Mexico