CONTACT US

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Stranding Organizations

  • Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline 1-877-WHALE-HELP (1-877-942-5343)

  • Alaska SeaLife Center Seward 907-224-6395

  • Alaska Whale Foundation 360-808-0579

  • Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government marine mammal St. Paul Island, AK 907-546-3200

  • Allied Whale, College of the Atlantic Bar Harbor 207-288-5644

  • Alpes-Maritimes: Véronique Vienet at +33 (0)6 10 79 66 48

  • American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources  Pago Pago, AS 808-725-5000

  • Australia Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Sydney, New South Wales 61 02 9415 3333

  • Australian Marine Wildlife Research & Rescue Organization (AMWRRO) Torrens Island SA 08 8262 5452 or Emergency: 08 8378 3364 or 0411 057 551

  • Bangladesh wildlife control hotline 01755660033

  • Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute    + 34 886 310608 (office) + 34 684 248552(mobile)

  • Bridge Veterinary Services marine mammal Juneau, AK 907-957-5022

  • British Divers Marine Life Rescue 01825 765546

  • California Wildlife Center (live strandings) Malibu 310-458-WILD [9453]

  • Canada Hotline, 1-800-465-4336

  • Cape of Good Hope SPCA 021 700 4158, 021 700 4159, emergencies - 083 326 1604

  • Cascadia Research Collective (for large whales) Olympia 360-943-7325 or 800-747-7329

  • Centre de Recherche sur les Mammiferes Marins La Rochelle 05 46 44 99 10

  • Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute  Goleta 805-567-1505 

  • City and Borough of Yakutat marine mammal Yakutat, AK 907-784-3329

  • Corse: Catherine Cesarini at +33 (0)6 09 38 81 03

  • CRAM-Q  ALERT (+351) 919 618 705

  • Department of Parks and Wildlife Wildcare helpline on (08) 94749055

  • East Jefferson County Marine Mammal Stranding Network Port Townsend 360-385-5582 x103

  • EcoMare Wadden and North Sea Centre 0222 317741

  • Equinac can be reached by calling 112. Anyone who finds an animal stranded on any Catalan beach, can collaborate in their rescue by calling this emergency number, and they will be given the right contact.

  • Feiro Marine Life Center (360) 417 - 6254

  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Wildlife Alert Hotline 888-404-FWCC (3922)

  • Frank Dhermain at +33 (0)4 91 26 72 25 or the fire brigade: 18 o 112

  • Fundacion Aspro Natura Canary Islands General emergency hotline – 112

  • Fundacion Mundo Marino Buenos Aires 02252 43-0300

  • Georgia Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline marine mammal 912-269-7587

  • Georgia Stranding Hotline 912-269-7587 or 912-264-7218

  • Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve marine mammal Glacier Bay, AK 907-697-2664

  • Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office 978-281-9300

  • Groupe d’Etude des Cetaces du Contentin et des Mammiferes de la Manche 02 33 10 22 50

  • Guam Department of Agriculture marine mammal Hagatana, GU 808-725-5000

  • Hel Marine Station 58 675 08 36

  • Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society 852-2866 2652

  • Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute  321-821-3030

  • Humboldt State University Arcata 707-826-4872

  • If you find a stranded whale shark, marine mammal or manta ray, please contact BFAR5-FIRST through telephone numbers (054) 361-2326 / 477-7365 or mobile hotline no. 09194970286. (n.enolva)

  • Institute for Marine Mammal Studies Gulfport 888-767-3657

  • International Fund for Animal Welfare – Marine Mammal Rescue Program 508-743-9548

  • International Wildlife Coalition Imbituba 55 48 255 2922

  • Investigacion y Conservacion de Mamiferos Marinos de Ensenada (ICMME) Ensenada, Baja California 646 161 98 39 or 646 197 53 29

  • Irish Whale and Dolphin Group 087-6328106

  • Israel Marine Mammal Research & Assistance Center 050 6241663, 052 3571193, or 050 8226280

  • Italy: the Port authorities concerned or the marine emergency number: 1530

  • Long Beach Animal Care Services  562-570-7387  

  • Louisiana Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline marine mammal 504-235-3005

  • MA Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary sea turtle 508-349-2615

  • Maine Department of Marine Resources 207-633-9500 207-266-1326 

  • Maine Marine Animal Reporting Hotline 800-532-9551

  • Makah Reservation 360-645-3160 or  360-640-0959

  • Marine Animal Rescue  El Segundo 800-39-WHALE, or 310-455-2729

  • Marine Animal Response Society Nova Scotia 866-567-6277

  • Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur Rehab in Los Angeles County Please call: 310-548-5677

  • Marine Mammal Rehabilitation British Columbia 604-862-1647

  • Marine Mammal Stranding Center Brigantine 609-266-0538

  • Marine Mammal Stranding Network Oregon State University Newport 541-270-6830

  • Marine Mammals of Maine

  • Maryland Department of Natural Resources Oxford 800-628-9944

  • MaST Center Stranding Team (206) 724 - 2687

  • Maui Marine Mammal Response Program marine mammal Kihei, HI 808-292-2372

  • Mauritian Wildlife Foundation 230 697 6097

  • MERR Institute Nassau 302-228-5029

  • Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA). Hotline: 24696333 Read more: http://www.muscatdaily.com/Archive/Oman/Stranded-sea-creatures-reveal-threats-new-species-Official-4we3#ixzz4Ta8C9es6 Follow us: @muscat_daily on Twitter | muscatdaily on Facebook

  • Mississippi Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline marine mammal 888-806-1674

  • Monaco: the Port authority at +377 97 77 30 00

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium  831-648-4840

  • MORIGENOS     +386 31 77 10 77

  • Moss Landing Marine Laboratories 831-771-4422

  • Mote also provided a contact number for their 24-hour response service with their Stranding Investigations program for any marine mammal or sea turtle in distress in Manatee or Sarasota waters: 941-988-0212

  • Mystic Aquarium 860-572-5955, ext 1

  • Namibian Dolphin Project Strandings Hotline:  081 687 6461

  • National Aquarium/Marine Animal Rescue Program Baltimore 410-576-3880

  • New England Aquarium Boston 617-973-5247

  • NMFS Alaska Regional Office Juneau 907-586-7235

  • NMFS Alaska Stranding Hotline 877-925-7773

  • NMFS Anchorage Office 907-271-5006

  • NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Protected Species Branch  Woods Hole, MA 508-495-2000

  • NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office – Marine Mammal Response Network Honolulu 808-725-5000

  • NMFS Protected Species Branch 508-495-2000

  • NMFS Southeast Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline 877-433-8299

  • NMFS Southeast USA Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline 877-433-8299

  • NMFS Southwest USA Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline 800-853-1964

  • NOAA Fisheries Hotline: 1-866-767-6114

  • NOAA Northeast USA Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Stranding & Entanglement Hotline 866-755-NOAA (6622)

  • North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries marine mammal Morehead City, NC 252-241-5119

  • North Carolina Maritime Museum marine mammal Beaufort, NC 252-504-2452

  • North Gulf Oceanic Society marine mammal Homer, AK 907-235-6590

  • Northcoast Marine Mammal Center Strandings off Humboldt and Del Norte Counties Please call: 707-951-4722

  • Northern Mariana College marine mammal Saipan, MP 808-725-5000

  • Oceanopolis Marine Mammal Laboratory Security Office (24 hrs/7days): 33 (0) 2 98 34 40 51 Sami Hassani (Stranding Network Coordinator): 33 (0) 2 98 34 40 52

  • Olympic Coast Marine Mammal Stranding Association 360-928-0230

  • Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (360) 457-6622

  • Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Port Angeles 360-457-6622, option 6

  • Olympic Coast National Park Port Angeles 360-565-3115

  • Olympic National Park (360) 565 -3115

  • Oregon Coast Stranding Coordinator Hotline: 541-270-6830

  • Organizacion Cientifica para Conservacion de Animales Acuaticos [ORCA Peru] 511 99938-9430 or 511 99164-5586

  • Pacific Islands Region Marine Mammal Stranding & Entanglement Hotline 888-256-9840

  • Pacific Islands Region Marine Mammal Stranding & Entanglement Hotline 888-256-9840

  • Pacific Islands Region Marine Mammal Stranding & Entanglement Hotline 888-256-9840

  • Pacific Islands Region Marine Mammal Stranding & Entanglement Hotline 888-256-9840

  • Pacific Marine Mammal Center Laguna Beach 949-494-3050

  • Philippine Marine Mammal Stranding Network Ocean Adventure (047) 252 9000

  • Picardie Nature 06 08 83 44 99

  • Project Jonah 0800 4 WHALE

  • Provincial Rescue Network" at 0221-425-3863 from Monday to Friday from 9 to 17 or with Prefectura Naval Argentina at 106   (24 hours)

  • Puerto Rico Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline marine mammal 787-538-4684 or 787-645-5595

  • Quebec Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network Tadoussac, Québec Hotline: 1-877-722-5346 or 1-877-7BALEINE

  • Red de Varamientos de Yucatan Merida, Yucatan 999 946 5558

  • Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Riverhead, NY 631-369-9829

  • Royal Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 0300 1234 999 

  • Royal Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 0300 1234 999 

  • Sabah Wildlife Department 0128019289

  • San Juan County Marine Mammal Stranding Network, The Whale Museum Friday Harbor 360-378-4710 or 800-562-8832

  • Scottish Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 03000 999 999

  • Sea World (live strandings) San Diego 800-541-7325 

  • Seacoast Science Center marine mammal Rye, NH 603-997-9448

  • Seehundstation Friedrichskoog 04854 / 13 72

  • Seehundstation Norddeich 49 (0) 49 31-9 73 33 0

  • Sno-King Marine Mammal Response (206) 695 - 2277

  • SOS Dolfijn rescue team on +31-646656601

  • South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Stranding Hotline 800-922-5431

  • Tampa Bay strandings - CMA  24-hour Emergency Stranding Hotline at 727-441-1790 Ext.1

  • Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Galveston 800-9MAMMAL

  • The Marine Mammal Center Morro Bay 415-289-SEAL (7325)

  • The Marine Mammal Center Moss Landing 831-633-6298 or 415-289-SEAL (7325)

  • The Marine Mammal Center Santa Barbara 415-289-SEAL (7325)

  • The Marine Mammal Center Sausalito 415-289-SEAL (7325)

  • The Marine Mammal Center Please call: 415-289-7325 Strandings off Mendocino, Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties

  • The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Boston 631-369-9829 – 24 hour rescue hotline

  • The Whale Center of New England Gloucester 978-281-6351

  • Togiak National Wildlife Refuge marine mammal Dillingham, AK 907-842-1063

  • Trinidad & Tobago Marine Mammal Stranding Network         Hotline at 808-622-5344 or 808-622-3530.

  • Turkish Marine Research Foundation 90 216 424 07 72

  • UC Long Marine Lab Santa Cruz  831-459-2883, or 831-212-1272

  • University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus marine mammal Sitka, AK 907-747-7779

  • University of Hawaii Hilo 808-286-435

  • University of North Carolina- Wilmington marine mammal Marine Mammal Stranding Program 910-254-5713

  • US Virgin Islands Stranding Hotline Frederiksted 340-713-2422

  • Vancouver Aquarium British Columbia 604-258-7325

  • Var: Franck Dupraz at +33 (0)6 14 70 43 19

  • Vashon Hydrophone Project (206) 463-9041

  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center marine mammal sea turtle Virginia Beach, VA 757-385-7576

  • Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife Marine Mammal Investigations Unit 253-589-7235

  • Whale Entanglement Team  877-SOS-WHALE (767- 9425)

  • Whale Museum of Madeira by calling 291 961 859/924 432 091 (available 24 hours a day, including Saturdays, Sundays And holidays).

  • Whale Release and Strandings Newfoundland and Labrador 888-895-3003

  • Whale Strandings Hotline - Tasmania only 0427 942 537

  • Whale Strandings Indonesia Call +62 812-3048-8121

  • Whatcom MMSN (360) 966 - 8845

  • Wildlife Victoria Fitzroy, Victoria 13 000 94535

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