2017 Stranding Totals

 TotalStranded
Live
Stranded
Dead
Transferred
In
EuthanizedRelocatedReleasedCurrently
at MMSC
Transferred
Out
Died before reaching MMSCDied
at Center
Human
Interaction
Boat/Prop
Strike
Recovery Rates (per # live strandings)
Grey 39 35 4 0 1 16 16 0 0 0 2 0 0 84.2%
Harbor 20 12 8 1 0 5 2 0 1 0 4 1 0 42.9%
Harp 5 5 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 50.0%
Unknown Seal 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
TOTALS 65 52 13 2 1 22 20 0 1 0 8 1 0 70.0%
                             
CETACEANS                            
Bottlenose Dolphin 22 1 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0.0%
Common Dolphin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Right Whale 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Fin Whale 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0%
Sei Whale 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0%
Humpback Whale 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Harbor Porpoise 12 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.0%
Minke Whale 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Pilot Whale 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Dwarf Sperm Whale 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Pygmy Sperm Whale 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Grampus / Risso's Dolphin 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Striped Dolphin 4 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Blainville's Beaked Whale 0 0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Unknown Dolphin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Unknown Whale 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
TOTALS 49 9 40 0 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 6 2 0.0%
                             
TURTLES                            
Leatherback 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.0%
Green 5 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 100.0%
Hawksbill 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Kemp's Ridley 12 4 8 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 4 1 100.0%
Loggerhead 33 3 30 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 13 9 66.7%
Unknown 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
TOTALS 56 10 46 0 1 0 3 0 6 0 0 20 11 90.0%
                             
GRAND TOTALS  170 71 99 2 6 25 23 0 7 2 8

27

13 65.2%
                             
Number of animals relocated or released without rehab 25                          
*See Below                            

 

Stranding Stats

From 1975 to present, the percentages of strandings handled by MMSC are:

 

County

State

# of Animals

Percentage

Atlantic

NJ

682

13.29%

Bergen

NJ

1

0.02%

Burlington

NJ

10

0.19%

Camden

NJ

2

0.04%

Cape May

NJ

1406

27.40%

Cumberland

NJ

69

1.34%

Essex

NJ

2

0.04%

Gloucester

NJ

4

0.08%

Hudson

NJ

17

0.33%

Mercer
NJ
1
0.02%
Middlesex
NJ
51
0.99%
Monmouth
NJ
1062
20.69%
Ocean
NJ
1635
31.86%
Salem
NJ
103
2.01%
Union
NJ
11
0.21%
No Records
NJ
3
0.06%
All
DE
24
0.47%
All
FL
1
0.02%
All
MA
2
0.04%
All
MD
11
0.21%
All
ME
4
0.08%
All
NC
10
0.19%
All
PA
7
0.14%
All
VA
14
0.27%
Total
 
5132
100.00%