UPDATE, 11:12 a.m., ET: It's the middle of the night in Japan, and the process of sorting the remaining dolphins won't start again until reportedly about 7 a.m. local time (5 p.m. ET). CNN has just covered the story, as has Discovery News. For the most frequent updates, be sure to continue to watch Sea Shepherd's Facebook page, or follow them on Twitter. And check in here.
UPDATE, 8:00 a.m., ET: Cove Guardians report that so far a total of 25 dolphins have been taken from the water and loaded onto trucks. One dolphin selected for captivity did not survive this process. Around 200 dolphins remain trapped in the shallow waters of the cove.
UPDATE, 8:45 p.m., ET: Continue to watch Sea Shepherd's livestream for the latest updates (Warning: Images may be graphic). We'll follow up in the morning with the best news coverage of the event. If you want to get involved, please scroll to the bottom of this post for our suggestions.
UPDATE, 8:15 p.m., ET: The skiffs continue to capture the dolphins to be sold off. For more news coverage, here's NowThisNew's report, and check out Jane Velez-Mitchell's HLN piece here.