Humboldt State University Marine Mammal Stranding Program

A Member of the NOAA Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program

Challenges Facing Marine Mammals (click on the images to learn more)

Marine Mammals face a variety of challenges in near and offshore environments. Research on stranded marine mammals helps us to understand the role these factors play on local marine mammal populations. Click on the following images to learn more about the challenges marine mammals face.


Ship Strikes

Demoic Acid Poisoning

Marine Debris

Sound Disturbance

Climate Change

Toxic Seas

Entanglement and Bycatch

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