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Diseased Ice Seals

Unusual Mortality Events for ice seals in the Bering and Chukchi Seas

Deterring Steller Sea Lions in Alaska

Learn what can be done to deter nuisance Steller sea lions in Alaska.

Marine Mammal Entanglement in the Greater Atlantic Region

Please call our 24-hour stranding hotline at (866) 755-6622 if you see injured or entangled live or dead whales in the water or on the shore.

Greater Atlantic Marine Mammal Stranding Network

A stranded animal is one that is dead on the beach or in the water, one that is alive on land and unable to return to the water and/or in need of medical attention, or a live animal in the water that is unable to return to its natural habitat under its

Cook Inlet and Kodiak Marine Mammal Disaster Response Guidelines

NOAA Fisheries, in an effort to increase preparedness for wildlife response under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, has drafted guidelines for marine mammal response in disaster situations in Cook Inlet and Kodiak, Alaska entitled "Cook Inlet & Kodiak

NOAA Reports Second Dead Large Whale in Turnagain Arm

For Safety Reasons, NOAA Cautions Against Public Approaching Whale by Land or Water
May 15, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Photo courtesy of Hunter Keffalos NOAA Fisheries is monitoring the location of a dead gray whale in Turnagain Arm

Developing Marine Mammal Response Capacity at Home and Abroad

Experienced stranding responders around the world have collaborated to launch the Global Marine Animal Stranding Toolkit at to help expand marine mammal stranding response capabilities.
December 07, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Large Whale Entanglements National Report Released

A national report on large whale entanglements confirmed in the United States in 2017. Seventy-six large whale entanglements were confirmed nationally in 2017, slightly above the annual average.
December 06, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission partners disentangle a North Atlantic right whale NOAA MMHSRP Permit 18786

National Report on Large Whale Entanglements (2017)

This report provides a summary of large whale entanglements that occurred in U.S. waters in 2017 including species, locations, and an overview of response efforts.
November 06, 2018 - Other Reports ,
Whale disentanglement team working to save entangled right whale.

Pacific Islands Marine Mammal Response

The Pacific Islands Regional Office and Science Center, along with various partners, coordinates emergency responses to sick, injured, distressed, or dead marine mammals in the main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Guam, American Samoa,