Pilot whale mass stranding

UNCW researchers examine stranded pilot whales

Members of the UNCW Marine Mammal Stranding team investigate
stranded pilot whales in NC

January 15, 2005

Thirty-one pilot whales mass stranded on Bodie Island, NC on January 15, 2005. A mass stranding of this magnitude required the collaborative efforts of many people and organizations. Stranding teams from 16 institutions were led by NOAA Fisheries Beaufort, and included UNCW, Duke Marine Laboratory, the Smithsonian Institution, NC State and the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center among others.

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

January 19, 2005
Team completes necropsies on beached whales in NC - The Virginian-Pilot

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