Marine Mammal Stranding Database

Marine Mammal Stranding


Tursiops truncatus tangled in a line Even though marine mammals are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, there are still many things that threaten their survival. Most of the current threats to marine mammals are caused by humans.

For more information on the threats to marine mammals, go to the Threats page.


Tursiops truncatus This website was designed to provide access to marine mammal stranding records to state data managers and to the public.

Additionally, we have attempted to provide educational information about marine mammals that have either stranded on Georgia's coast or could be seen off Georgia's coast. Learn more about the project here.

Supplemental Information

To learn more about how marine mammals become stranded, go to the Stranding information page.

For additional information about marine mammal behavior, go to the Behavior information page.