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Celebrating Alaskan Indigenous Members of the Marine Mammal Stranding Network

Tribes and local governments play an important role in collecting marine mammal data and responding to entangled and stranded marine animals throughout remote areas of Alaska.
November 19, 2021 - Feature Story ,
A Tribal member stands next to a stranded bowhead whale that was killed by killer whale predation. Blue sky, white waves, and a dark sand beach. Perry Ashagnuak (Utqiagvik) collecting an eye from a stranded bowhead whale that had been killed by killer whale predation. Photo credit: Raphaela Stimmelmayr

SWFSC Stranding Collections

What we collect and how tissues are used 

Marine Mammal Life History

Data collected from stranded and bycaught marine mammals are critical to understanding their life history

SWFSC Stranding Investigations

Investigating trends in marine mammals strandings

Is That Steller Sea Lion in Distress? Waving? Or Is It...Thermoregulation?

NOAA Fisheries often receives reports of Steller sea lions exhibiting this behavior from concerned citizens who think the sea lion may be in distress.
May 07, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Steller sea lions thermoregulating Sea lions look like they are waving, but they are thermoregulating.

2017 National Report of Marine Mammal Strandings in the United States

NOAA Fisheries releases the 2017 National Report of Marine Mammal Strandings in the United States, the first of a series of annual stranding reports.
March 23, 2021 - News ,
Photo of harbor seals being released following rehabilitation at The Marine Mammal Center, California.

2017 National Report of Marine Mammal Strandings in the United States

NOAA Fisheries released the 2017 National Report of Marine Mammal Strandings in the United States. Marine mammals strand for a variety of reasons, and NOAA Fisheries tracks this data to monitor threats to wild marine mammal populations.
March 23, 2021 - Other Reports ,

Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program Reports

Reports prepared and published by NOAA Fisheries, Office of Protected Resources, Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program.
March 02, 2021 - Publication Database ,

Rescuing Thousands of Sea Turtles in Texas

Learn about the heroic efforts to rescue and recover cold stunned sea turtles in Texas.