I understand that any physical interaction with, or other harrassment of any marine mammal, including Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins, is in violation of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) of 1972 and its ammendments to date. Any such violation, in adition to exposing me to criminal liability, can be detrimental to the dolphins and the scientific validity of the data collected. As a member of TDP participating in this survey, I pledge to have no physical interaction with wild dolphins or engage in an behavior defined or implied as harrassment by the MMPA.
I understand that alcohol and unlawful substances are prohibited and shall not be possessed nor consumed on any vessel involved in TDP activities. All persons violating this policy are prohibited from participating on future vessels. To the best of my knowledge, the information provided on this form is complete and accurate.