Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network


  • Document and investigate Oregon marine mammal stranding events
  • Provide continuous surveillance for emerging, infectious, and zoonotic diseases; document human interaction takes
  • Promote the welfare of live stranded animals
    • Mitigate harassment
    • Disentangle marine mammals from debris and fishery gear

    • Provide euthanasia to severely moribund animals

  • Advance public education about marine mammal strandings
    • Answer more than 1,000 stranding-related calls annually

Learn more about OMMSN

Sea Lion Webcam

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Recent Strandings Map

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