SW Bottlenose Dolphin Project - Submit records

Bottlenose Dolphin by Dan Murphy

Data submitted to this page will be used by the Southwest Bottlenose Dolphin Photo Identification Project for research and improved conservation of the bottlenose dolphin population of the southwest. 

Image upload

There is a limit of 4 photos per record, please make sure to submit your best quality images with your record, which clearly show the dorsal fin of individual dolphins. If you have additional photos please state this in the comment section below and email your photos to seaquest@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk


Contact Details

Please provide your first name

Please provide your surname

Please provide your first email. This will only be used to contact you if we require further information to verify the record.


Enter the recorder's name, if different.


Start typing the common or scientific name of the species you are recording, then select the correct option from the drop down list which will appear.


Provide a name or description for the location of the sighting (Please do not enter a postal address).


Or simply click on your rough position on the map.

Provide an estimate of the number of animals in the pod

Please indicate the life stage and sex of the animals, if known

If anyone helped with the identification, please enter their name here

Enter the time you first encountered the pod/animal

Enter the end time of the encounter

Select the type of observation that was made