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Gray whale carcass

Oxnard, CA | 2019-May-07

Initial Notification: On 07-MAY-2019, NMFS Stranding Network Coordinator contacted their NOAA SSC regarding a gray whale carcass that had washed ashore near Channel Islands Harbor in Ventura County, 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 carcass
Latitude (approximate): 34° 9.44′ North
Longitude (approximate): 119° 13.62′ West