Whale carcass; Carpinteria, CA
Carpinteria, CA | 2020-May-15
Initial Notification: Early afternoon on 15-MAY-2020, NMFS Stranding Coordinator in CA contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a 35 foot long whale carcass on the beach at Carpinteria, CA. It is expected that the carcass may be towed offshore tomorrow (16-MAY) and released in the mid-afternoon. NMFS requested a carcass drift estimate to aid in determining how far offshore to tow the carcass so it does not re-beach in the upcoming days.
|Products of concern:||Whale|
|Latitude (approximate):||34° 23.64′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||119° 31.60′ West|