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Cook Inlet Beluga Drift

Turnagain Arm, Cook Inlet, Alaska | 2021-Oct-21

Initial Notification: On October 21, 2021, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) received a report of 1 or possibly 2 dead belugas in Cook Inlet. The first sighting was on 10/15. On 10/21 NMFS received a second report. Based on prevailing currents and weather the past few days, NMFS is requesting assistance in determining if this could be the same beluga.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Latitude (approximate): 60° 54.23′ North
Longitude (approximate): 150° 1.73′ West