Objectives of the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network

  • Promote the scientific investigation of marine mammal stranding events
  • Provide for the welfare of live stranded animals
    • Mitigate harassment
    • Disentangle marine mammals from debris and fishery gear
  • Advance public education about marine mammal strandings
  • Report Level A Data to NMFS for inclusion in national database

 

READ MORE ABOUT the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network

Sea Lion Webcam

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Recent Strandings Map

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View a Map of Recent Strandings

Please Be Advised

It's normal for seals and sea lions to rest on shore.

There are no rescue and rehabilitation options for sick or injured seals and sea lions in Oregon. The state policy is to minimize disturbance from people and to let nature take its course.

Learn what to do if you find a marine mammal ashore