Florida Strandings!

Your single source for current and historic whale, dolphin & seal stranding information for Florida

This Year - A Running Summary of Whale and Dolphin Strandings by Species by Month and by County.  Updated monthly.

Historic Data - Summaries of Florida Strandings 1978 - 2012. Updated annually.

Southeastern U.S. - State stranding summaries for the entire southeastern United States: 1978-2012

The Species - Brief Life History Accounts for whales and dolphins that strand in Florida                     

The Law - National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Protected Species

The Participants - Federally Authorized Stranding Network Participants in Florida

References - Major references for strandings in the Southeastern United States. (under construction)

Looking for manatee information?  Go to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Research Institute's web site.

Notice:  All stranding summaries are based on NMFS Level A data reports.  Stranding network participants have 30 days from the date of the stranding to file the Level A report.  ALL data should be considered preliminary and unverified unless otherwise stated.

Last update: 16 February 2013

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