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Fin Whale Carcass on Pacific Beach; San Diego, CA

Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA | 2023-Dec-10

Initial Notification: On December 10, 2023, the NOAA NMFS Stranding Coordinator in CA contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a 50-foot-long fin whale carcass on Pacific Beach, San Diego, 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
Latitude (approximate): 32° 47.72′ North
Longitude (approximate): 117° 15.50′ West