Whales

What should you do if you find a stranded whale?
Contact the local stranding network to report a stranded marine mammal.

sperm whale stranding
Sperm whale stranded near Cape Lookout, NC
(Physeter macrocephalus)
Photo Credit: SEFSC Beaufort Lab

While the primary species of interest in life history studies is the bottlenose dolphin, we study many species, including the beluga whale from the Arctic.

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