Risso’s dolphin

A Risso's dolphin rescued from a sandbar near Oak Beach. (credit: Riverhead Foundation/Facebook)

Riverhead Foundation Rescues Dolphin From Sandbar Near Oak Beach

The Risso’s dolphin is a 9-foot, 600-pound female. Staff from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation made the rescue Thursday near Oak Beach with help from the Coast Guard.