Stranding Archive and Other Events

Bottlenose dolphin

Bottlenose dolphin stranded on Ocean Isle Beach,
October 7, 2005.

May 26, 2011
WAM659: Risso's dolphin on Caswell Beach, NC

March 9, 2011
EWC 006: Bottlenose dolphin stranding on Holden Beach, NC

February 10, 2011
VGT 256: Rare Gervais' beaked whale strands on Atlantic Beach, NC

January 19, 2011
CAHA-010-2011-01-19: Common dolphin strands in Rodanthe, NC

December 16, 2010
EWC 005: Bottlenose dolphin strands on Topsail Island, NC

November 26, 2010
WAM 656: Bottlenose dolphin strands on North Topsail Island, NC

November 11, 2010
WAM 655: Atlantic spotted dolphin strands on Bald Head Island, NC

October 29, 2010
SWT 002: Bottlenose dolphin strands at Camp Lejeune, NC

October 9, 2010
SWT 001: Bottlenose dolphin strands on Holden Beach, NC

August 14, 2010
RJM 013: Live striped dolphin strands at Carolina Beach, NC

May 18, 2010
LEB 003: Atlantic spotted dolphin strands on Topsail Island, NC

May 15, 2010
MDB 090: Live humpback whale strands at Hatteras Inlet, NC

April 24, 2010
MDB 082: Pygmy sperm whale strands in Buxton, NC

April 24, 2010
RJM 011: Bottlenose dolphin strands in Camp Lejeune, NC

April 13, 2010
WAM 653: Atlantic spotted dolphin strands in Camp Lejeune, NC

April 9, 2010
LEB 002: Bottlenose dolphin strands in Camp Lejeune, NC

March 25, 2010
RJM 010: Bottlenose dolphin strands on Holden Beach, NC

January 26, 2010
MDB 057: Live Risso's dolphin strands in Buxton, NC

December 25, 2009
EWC 002: Live Striped dolphin strands at Kitty Hawk, NC

September 28, 2009
Live Animal Stranding Training with volunteers

September 5, 2009
KLC 053: Rare false killer whale strands at Nags Head, NC

August 27, 2009

WAM 652:
Pygmy sperm whale strands at N. Topsail Beach, NC

July 31, 2009
WAM 651: Bottlenose dolphin strands at Oak Island, NC

May 23, 2009

WAM 650: Bottlenose dolphin at Oak Island, NC

May 15, 2009
RJM 009: Short-finned pilot whale at Figure 8 Island, NC

May 13, 2009
RJM 008 : Bottlenose dolphin at Sunset Beach, NC

April 3-5, 2009
SEAMAMMS Conference hosted by UNCW

March 9, 2009
Live harp seal hauled out at Topsail Island, NC

February 8, 2009
WAM 649:
Humpback whale stranded at Oak Island, NC

December 30, 2008
"Calvin" Sighting: North Atlantic right whale sighted with calf off WB

December 16, 2008

MDB 019: Sperm whale head dissection

September 15, 2008
MDB 023:
Blainville's beaked whale strands on Bodie Isl., NC

August 20, 2008
KLC 020: Bottlenose dolphin strands in NC

August 16, 2008

WAM 644:
Pygmy sperm whale strands on Holden Beach, NC

June 30, 2008
MDB 019: Young of the year sperm whale strands in Avon, NC

April 4, 2008
WAM 638: Humpback whale strands on Outer Banks, NC

March 5, 2008
VAQS 20081012:
Unusual mortality event of Common dolphins

December 5, 2007
BCB 003: Bottlenose Dolphin strands at Ocean Isle Beach, NC

October 18. 2007
WAM 633: Bottlenose dolphin necropsy conducted

August 26, 2007
WAM 637: Live dwarf sperm whale strands in Surf City, NC

August 15, 2007
Pygmy killer whale mass stranding in Myrtle Beach, SC

July 28-29, 2007
Mass stranding of pygmy sperm whales on Holden Beach, NC

July 7, 2007
W
AM 633: Live bottlenose dolphin stranded in the intracoastal waterway off of Snead's Ferry, NC

March 3, 2007
WAM 631: Bottlenose dolphin stranded on Topsail Island, NC

September 15, 2006
WAM 626:
Live hooded seal strands on Wrightsville Beach, NC

July 23, 2006
CJH 007: Live Melon-headed whale stranded on Bald Head Island, NC

April 8, 2006
SC0614: Humpback whale stranded in Myrtle Beach, SC

March 29, 2006
CALO 0604: Sperm whale stranded on Cape Lookout, NC

March 10, 2006
EMM 019:
Bottlenose dolphin stranded on Oak Island, NC

January 12, 2006
BCB 002: Bottlenose dolphin, Masonboro Island, NC

November 27, 2005
VAQS 20051118: Bottlenose dolphin, Norfolk, VA

October 27, 2005
EMM 018:
Bottlenose dolphin stranded on Holden Beach, NC

October 14, 2005
DAP 037: Florida manatee (Trichecus manatus) necropsied at UNCW

October 7, 2005
CJH 006: Bottlenose dolphin stranded on Ocean Isle, NC

August 22, 2005
Striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) mass stranding on North Topsail Island, NC

August 15, 2005
WAM 611: Pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) live stranded at Holden Beach, NC

July 23, 2005
WAM 609: Dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima)

May 8, 2005
MLC 001: Harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)

April 23, 2005
CJH 005: Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

March 28, 2005
EMM 015: Spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis)

March 5, 2005
AJW 001: Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) live stranded at Carolina Beach, NC

February 28, 2005
VAQS 20051007: Common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)

January 15, 2005
Pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) mass stranding on Bodie Island, NC

UNCW Marine Mammal Stranding Program in the News

February 11, 2009
Young humpback likely injured - The State Port Pilot

Ocotober 14, 2005
Close encounter with a manatee: Except for smell, students enjoy dissecting animal - Wilmington Star News

June 26, 2005
Saving whales: A plan to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale is in rough water with shippers, ports - Wilmington Star News

January 28, 2005
Whale stranding in NC followed Navy sonar use - Washington Post

January 29, 2004
Whale washes ashore: Rare mammal being studied to determine cause of death - Wilmington Star News

September 26, 2003
Dead whale isn't giving up it's genetic tale - Wilmington Star News

June 20, 2003
Whale likely died of old age - Wilmington Star News

April 28, 2003
UNCW's McLellan gets an Earth Day honor for work with stranded mammals - Wilmington Star News

April 1, 2003
UNCW helps retrieval for Smithsonian's collection - Wilmington Star News

March 14, 2003
Starved whale washes up on Carolina Beach shore - Wilmington Star News


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