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Northeast Marine Mammal Stranding & Disentanglement Network

The following organizations are authorized to respond to strandings of whales, dolphins and seals. To report a stranding, please contact your closest stranding network partner listed below or call the

NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Marine Animal Reporting Hotline

866-755-6622


MAINE
Allied Whale, College of the Atlantic
105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
Maine Marine Animal Reporting Hotline: 800-532-9551

Marine Mammals of Maine
PO Box 757
Portland, ME 04101
Maine Marine Animal Reporting Hotline: 800-532-9551

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Seacoast Science Center
570 Ocean Blvd.
Rye, NH 03870 
Hotline: 603-997-9448


MASSACHUSETTS
New England Aquarium
Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
Hotline: (617) 973-5247

International Fund for Animal Welfare
290 Summer Street
Yarmouthport, MA 02675
Hotline: 508-743-9548

Marine Mammal Alliance Nantucket
PO Box 332
Nantucket, MA 02554
Hotline: 833-667-6626


RHODE ISLAND and CONNECTICUT

Mystic Aquarium
Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Program
55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT 06355-1997
(860) 572-5955 ext. 107


NEW YORK

New York Marine Animal Rescue Hotline: 631-369-9829

Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research
467 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
Hotline: 631-369-9829

Atlantic Marine Conservation Society
PO Box 932

Hampton BaysNY 11946
617-317-0030


NEW JERSEY
Marine Mammal Stranding Center
PO Box 773
3625 Brigantine Blvd
Brigantine, NJ 08203
(609) 266-0538


DELAWARE
MERR Institute, Inc.
PO Box 411
Nassau, DE 19969
Hotline: (302) 228-5029


MARYLAND
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory
904 South Morris St.
Oxford, MD 21654
Hotline: (800) 628-9944


National Aquarium in Baltimore
501 East Pratt St, Pier 3
Baltimore, MD 21202-3194
Hotline: (800) 628-9944


VIRGINIA
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
717 General Booth Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Hotline: (757) 385-7575


For more information on the stranding program, please contact NERStranding.staff@noaa.gov