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Moorea Dolphin Center

Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa • Tiahura, Moorea, 98729 • French Polynesia

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Living

The information in the table below represents the living or current population of animals held at this facility.   If you’re having trouble finding a specific dolphin, check the tabs above, they may have moved or died.  Italics indicate either an estimated date or deceased individual.  Estimated dates are intended to provide a general time frame when the animal was acquired and should not be treated as exact. Inventory Key

NoteThis inventory may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies due to lack of public sources. If you have a correction or would like to submit information please contribute@cetabase.org or use our contact form!

Last updated: July 20, 2017 11:41 pm

Image:Species:ScientificID #'sName:Sex:BornOrigin:Origin Date:Sort-RefCaptured / Born At: Father:TransfersCurrently Lives / Died At:Region / State/ CountryStatus:Status Date:Stat Sort-RefCause of DeathNotesKeyword column (invisible)
No Image YetBottlenoseTursiops truncatusNOA0005009, AZA 212, TT-664, "REE"HinaFc. 1978Capture27-Jul-198419840727Gulf of Mexico, MS, USWildWildGulf of Mexico, Mississippi to Holding, Mississippi (31-Aug-1984) to 26-Sep-1984 (U.S. Navy) to 21-Aug-1996 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceannia-----public display, living, current, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenose(Tursiops truncatus)NOA0003754, AZA 536, JY 94M-1KuokoaMa. 1994Born04-Jul-199419940704Dolphin Quest HawaiiKonaHobiDolphin Quest Hawaii to Moorea Dolphin Center (20-Sep-1997)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceannia-----public display, living, current, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenose(Tursiops truncatus)NOA0003755, AZA 537, JY 94M-2LokahiMa. 1994Born08-Jul-199419940708Dolphin Quest HawaiiLeilaniHobiDolphin Quest Hawaii to Moorea Dolphin Center (20-Sep-1997)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceannia-----public display, living, current, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia

Dead

The information in the table below represents the deceased population of animals held at this facility. If you’re having trouble finding a specific dolphin, check the tabs above, they may have moved or died. Italics indicate either an estimated date or deceased individual. Estimated dates are intended to provide a general time frame when the animal was acquired and should not be treated as exact. Inventory Key

NoteThis inventory may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies due to lack of public sources. If you have a correction or would like to submit information please contribute@cetabase.org or use our contact form!

Last updated: July 20, 2017 11:41 pm

Image:Species:ScientificID #'sName:Sex:BornOrigin:Origin Date:Sort-RefCaptured / Born At: Father:TransfersCurrently Lives / Died At:Region / State/ CountryStatus:Status Date:Stat Sort-RefCause of DeathNotesKeyword column (invisible)
No Image YetBottlenoseTursiops truncatusNOA0004983, AZA 244, TT-653, "ELE"EllieFc. 1981Capture03-Mar-198419840303Gulf of Mexico, MS, USWildWildMississippi, Gulf of Mexico to U.S. Navy (03-Mar-1984) to 21-Aug-1996 (Moorea Dolphin Center) to 03-Jan-1997 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied03-Jan-199719970103Toxemia due to acute pancreatitis-public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenoseTursiops truncatusNOA0005063, AZA 303, TT-747, "MOD"AitoMc. 1982Capture25-Jul-198819880725Gulf of Mexico, MS, USWildWildMississippi, Gulf of Mexico to U.S. Navy (25-Jul-1988) to 21-Aug-1996 (Moorea Dolphin Center) to ??-Feb-2010 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-Feb-201020100201-Aito was named "Modoc" in the Navy, died in February 2010public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-199419940101-One of three early captures; died soon after.public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-199419940101-One of three early captures; died soon after.public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-MauiUc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (??-???-????)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-????--Present in Feb. 1996 photograph.public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-TianiUc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (??-???-????)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-????---public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-PeaFc. ????Rescue12-Oct-199719971012Opunohu Bay, MooreaWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (??-???-????)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-????19980101--public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenose(Tursiops truncatus)AZA 694Hina's CalfFa. 1999Stillbirth24-Jul-199919990724Moorea Dolphin CenterHinaAitoMoorea Dolphin Center to 0 (0) to Early 1994 (South Pacific) to Early 1994 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaStillbirth24-Jul-199919990724--public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia

Historical

The information in the table below represents the historical population of animals held at this facility combining living, dead and rehab animals into one inventory.   If you’re having trouble finding a specific dolphin, check the tabs above, they may have moved or died.  Italics indicate either an estimated date or deceased individual.  Estimated dates are intended to provide a general time frame when the animal was acquired and should not be treated as exact. Inventory Key

NoteThis inventory may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies due to lack of public sources. If you have a correction or would like to submit information please contribute@cetabase.org or use our contact form!

Last updated: July 20, 2017 11:41 pm

Image:Species:ScientificID #'sName:Sex:BornOrigin:Origin Date:Sort-RefCaptured / Born At: Father:TransfersCurrently Lives / Died At:Region / State/ CountryStatus:Status Date:Stat Sort-RefCause of DeathNotesKeyword column (invisible)
No Image YetBottlenoseTursiops truncatusNOA0004983, AZA 244, TT-653, "ELE"EllieFc. 1981Capture03-Mar-198419840303Gulf of Mexico, MS, USWildWildMississippi, Gulf of Mexico to U.S. Navy (03-Mar-1984) to 21-Aug-1996 (Moorea Dolphin Center) to 03-Jan-1997 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied03-Jan-199719970103Toxemia due to acute pancreatitis-public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenoseTursiops truncatusNOA0005009, AZA 212, TT-664, "REE"HinaFc. 1978Capture27-Jul-198419840727Gulf of Mexico, MS, USWildWildGulf of Mexico, Mississippi to Holding, Mississippi (31-Aug-1984) to 26-Sep-1984 (U.S. Navy) to 21-Aug-1996 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceannia-----public display, living, current, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenoseTursiops truncatusNOA0005002, AZA 177, TT-674, "BLE"BenchleyFc. 1976Capture27-Jul-198419840727Gulf of Mexico, MS, USWildWildMississippi, Gulf of Mexico to Holding, Mississippi (27-Jul-1984) to 16-Aug-1984 (U.S. Navy) to 21-Aug-1996 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaEscaped?29-Nov-199819981129-Benchley's capture date is listed as 27-Jul-1984 in the studbook, however in both the Navy & Moorea MMIR her capture date is listed as 31-Aug-1984public display, escape, release, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenoseTursiops truncatusNOA0005063, AZA 303, TT-747, "MOD"AitoMc. 1982Capture25-Jul-198819880725Gulf of Mexico, MS, USWildWildMississippi, Gulf of Mexico to U.S. Navy (25-Jul-1988) to 21-Aug-1996 (Moorea Dolphin Center) to ??-Feb-2010 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-Feb-201020100201-Aito was named "Modoc" in the Navy, died in February 2010public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-199419940101-One of three early captures; died soon after.public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-199419940101-One of three early captures; died soon after.public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-MauiUc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (??-???-????)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-????--Present in Feb. 1996 photograph.public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-TianiUc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (??-???-????)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-????---public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetMelon-headedPeponacephala electra-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaReleased??-???-199419940101-Failed to adapt and was released a few weekspublic display, escape, release, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetMelon-headedPeponacephala electra-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaReleased??-???-199419940101-Failed to adapt and was released a few weekspublic display, escape, release, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetMelon-headedPeponacephala electra-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaReleased??-???-199419940101-Failed to adapt and was released a few weekspublic display, escape, release, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetMelon-headedPeponacephala electra-???Uc. ????Capture??-???-199419940101South PacificWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (Early 1994)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaReleased??-???-199419940101-Failed to adapt and was released a few weekspublic display, escape, release, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenose(Tursiops truncatus)NOA0003754, AZA 536, JY 94M-1KuokoaMa. 1994Born04-Jul-199419940704Dolphin Quest HawaiiKonaHobiDolphin Quest Hawaii to Moorea Dolphin Center (20-Sep-1997)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceannia-----public display, living, current, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenose(Tursiops truncatus)NOA0003755, AZA 537, JY 94M-2LokahiMa. 1994Born08-Jul-199419940708Dolphin Quest HawaiiLeilaniHobiDolphin Quest Hawaii to Moorea Dolphin Center (20-Sep-1997)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceannia-----public display, living, current, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetRough-toothedSteno bredanensis-PeaFc. ????Rescue12-Oct-199719971012Opunohu Bay, MooreaWildWildSouth Pacific to Moorea Dolphin Center (??-???-????)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaDied??-???-????19980101--public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia
No Image YetBottlenose(Tursiops truncatus)AZA 694Hina's CalfFa. 1999Stillbirth24-Jul-199919990724Moorea Dolphin CenterHinaAitoMoorea Dolphin Center to 0 (0) to Early 1994 (South Pacific) to Early 1994 (Moorea Dolphin Center)Moorea Dolphin CenterOceanniaStillbirth24-Jul-199919990724--public display, dead, death, moorea-dolphin-center, french polynesia

Rehab

The information in the table below represents the rescue/rehab population of animals held at this facility.  These animals are held off exhibit in quarantine or hospital pools.  The rescue/rehab inventory will include all historical rescues in addition to current patients (if any).

There are no current patients or known historical rescues for this facility.

Transfers

The information in the table below represents animals that have transferred out of this facility with the date of transfer and the location where they moved to.

There are no transfers for this facility.

Park History

Park history is currently being researched and compiled.  This section will be updated as soon as possible.

References

Gaspar, C., Lenzi, R., Reddy, M. L., Sweeney, J. (2000). Spontaneous lactation by an adult Tursiops truncatus in response to a stranded Steno bredanensis calf. Marine Mammal Science 16(3), 653–658

Reeves, R. R. (1999). Marine mammals in the area served by the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. pg 27

West, K.L. (2002). Ecology and biology of the rough-toothed dolphin (Steno bredanensis). (Doctoral dissertation, University of Hawai’i at Manoa)

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