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Gray Whale Carcass in San Francisco Bay, CA

San Francisco Bay, CA | 2022-Apr-06

Initial Notification: On the morning of 06-APR-2022, NMFS Stranding Coordinator in CA contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a 40-foot-long gray whale carcass in San Francisco Bay, CA. 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.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:Whale
Latitude (approximate): 37° 50.09′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 22.56′ West