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NOAA Fisheries Declares Unusual Mortality Event Due to Elevated Strandings of Ice Seals in the Arctic

The increase in ice seal mortality is nearly 5 times the average number.
September 12, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Diseased Ice Seals

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

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).

Another Three Gray Whales are Found Dead, Bringing the Total in Alaska to Ten

NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region has received reports of three additional dead gray whales, bringing the number of gray whale mortalities in Alaska to ten.
06/21/2019 - Media Release ,
A dead gray whale found near Wrangell, Alaska. Taken 6/17/2019. Credit: Ceona Koch

Washington Couple Sets Example with Whale Carcass "Experiment"

NOAA Fisheries seeks others to volunteer waterfront property for whale decomposition.
June 12, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Dead gray whale on beach

Frequent Questions: 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 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. As of September 5th, 310

Frequent Questions: 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).

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).