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2019 John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Awardees Announced

NOAA awards almost $4 million to stranding network partners in 18 states and one tribe through its John H. Prescott grants program.
September 26, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Harbor seal is released onto beach

Frequent Questions: 2019 Ice Seal Unusual Mortality Event

Since June 1, 2018, elevated ice seal strandings have occurred in the Bering and Chukchi seas in Alaska. This event has been declared an Unusual Mortality Event (UME).

2018–2019 Ice Seal Unusual Mortality Event in Alaska

Since June 1, 2018, elevated ice seal strandings have occurred in the Bering and Chukchi seas in Alaska. This event has been declared an Unusual Mortality Event (UME).

2019 Bottlenose Dolphin Unusual Mortality Event Along the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Elevated bottlenose dolphin strandings have been occurring in the Northern Gulf of Mexico including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the panhandle of Florida (Alabama border through Franklin County) since February 1, 2019.

2019 Gray Whale Unusual Mortality Event along the West Coast

Since January 1, 2019, elevated gray whale strandings have occurred along the west coast of North America from Mexico through Alaska. This event has been declared an Unusual Mortality Event (UME).

2018–2019 Pinniped Unusual Mortality Event Along the Northeast Coast

Since July 2018, elevated numbers of harbor seal and gray seal mortalities have occurred across Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. This event has been declared an unusual mortality event (UME).

2018–2019 Bottlenose Dolphin Unusual Mortality Event Southwest Florida

Since July 2018, elevated bottlenose dolphin mortalities have occurred along the Southwest coast of Florida including Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. This event has been declared an unusual mortality event.

2019 Funded Prescott Grant Proposals

Prescott Grants support a core mission of NOAA Fisheries – the conservation and recovery of protected marine species – by helping to improve our national marine mammal stranding response capabilities. For fiscal year 2019, 43 competitive Prescott

National Stranding Database Public Access

Thanks for your interest in marine mammal stranding data. At this time, access to the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program’s National Stranding Database is only granted to participants active in the national stranding network. If you are
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