Marine Mammal Stranding Program

Response Area

Dense Beaked Whale

January 28, 2004 - Robin Dunkin (former Master's student),
professor Heather Koopman, William McLellan (state stranding
coordinator), and Ph.D. student Erin Meagher examine a dense
beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris) necropsied at UNCW.

Map of Coverage

Our primary response area, in which we respond to live and dead stranded marine mammals includes Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender and Onslow counties, North Carolina. We also travel to other areas within our State and region to assist our colleagues when requested.

Map of North Carolina Coast