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Gray whale carcass; Port of LA/Long Beach, CA

Port of LA/Long Beach, CA | 2019-Apr-29

Initial Notification: On April 29, 2019, the NMFS Stranding Network Coordinator contacted their NOAA SSC regarding a gray whale carcass that had washed ashore at the Port of LA/Long Beach. 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 carcass
Latitude (approximate): 33° 43.25′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 13.08′ West