Buddy up with a Burrunan

Buddy up with a Burrunan


Buddy up with a Burrunan and make a difference helping to conserve and protect Australia’s amazing marine mammals for future generations to enjoy!

The Burrunan dolphin was discovered, described and named in 2011 by  Marine Mammal  Foundation’s Founding Director, Dr Kate Charlton-Robb. Dr Kate’s research has resulted in the Burrunan dolphin being listed as ‘Endangered’ under the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act. The formal naming of the Burrunan is just the tip of the iceberg.

MMF’s Project Burrunan is the only research program of its kind in Victoria, with a special focus on the newly described dolphin species. Our research aims to further protect and conserve this charismatic & endemic dolphin. To achieve this, our research focuses on robust population estimates, levels of residency through genetic and individual dolphin fin identification, assesses movement patterns and potential migration pathways, identifies areas of significance across coastal Victoria and investigates the threats affecting these amazing creatures. Your support helps us conduct this critical research.

Your Buddy up with a Burrunan package includes:

  • MMF Buddy up with a Burrunan Adoption Certificate
    • Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions we will email the e-Certificate (rather than a printed Certificate).
  • MMF Membership (annual)
  • Information about your Burrunan dolphin
  • Updates on our Burrunan dolphin research
  • Marine Mammal Information Sheets
  • MMF Cap
  • MMF eco-mug
  • MMF shopping bag
  • eNewsletter updates on MMFs endeavours
  • Invitations to MMF Members events

MMF is a small not-for-profit ACNC Registered Charity organisation…you can rest assured knowing that every contribution to MMF goes a long way to achieving our big mission!

Free shipping applies to Memberships and Adoptions. Simply enter the code MMFsupporter at checkout.


Additional information

Adoption Type

Adoption Annual New, Adoption Annual Renewal

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