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Sea Search

Sea Search Research and Conservation

4 Bath Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, 7950 South Africa

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Research organization



Marine research, Dolphins, Sharks and rays, Bioacoustics, Cetaceans


Founded in 2014 by Dr Simon Elwen and Dr Tess Gridley, Sea Search is principally a scientific organisation that aims to conduct high quality, internationally recognised research in the marine realm. The Sea Search group is a collective of scientists and students with a strong academic background in the area of marine mammal science. They also provide specialist consultancy services and work with industry and government to promote conservation through effective management. Amongst others, they are involved in Namibian Dolphin Project, are co-ordinating Killer Whale Research and Catalogue, and one of their core programmes is the African Bioacoustics Community

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