Report a Stranding

To report a marine mammal or sea turtle sighting/stranding in NJ,

PLEASE CALL the Marine Mammal Stranding Center

24-Hour Hotline  609-266-0538 

(PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL or FB MESSAGE US - they are NOT checked 24/7)

Other Northeast Regional Stranding Network Members:

(Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia)

To report a stranding in states other than New Jersey, call the NOAA 24-hour Emergency Hotline: 866-755-6622 and follow the prompts.


PLEASE NOTE: It is against the law to feed or harass wild animals