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Marine Mammal Stranding Center

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Great White Shark Spotted Off South Jersey Coast

What looks to be a Great White Shark was spotted off the coast of the South Jersey shore.

06/22/2014

Excursion Park in Sea Isle City, home to many events throughout the summer. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Beer, Turtles and A Summer-Long Talent Comp Begins

After Memorial Day weekend, Sea Isle City doesn’t waste any time in getting the summer fun started. On Saturday, May 31st the Craft Beer and Rock Festival returns for a second year.

05/30/2014

(credit: Troy Platt, Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Dead Whale Tagged With Graffiti In Atlantic City

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center says a small dead whale, believed to be a minke whale, washed ashore near the Center Pier off of Martin Luther King Boulevard and the beach.

05/01/2014

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Seals Showing Up On Jersey Shore Beaches

Seals are seeking warmth like the rest of us — and CBS 3’s Carol Erickson has more on the reason why.

01/31/2014

(A dolphin carcass washed ashore on July 30th at Harvey Cedars, NJ.  Photo provided by Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

New Jersey Providing More Resources In Effort To Find What’s Behind Dolphin Deaths

New Jersey is stepping up its efforts to find out what is behind the recent rash of dolphin deaths at the shore.

08/31/2013

Marine Mammal Stranding Center

For more information on the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, call (609) 266-0538.

08/19/2013

(A dolphin carcass washed ashore on July 30th at Harvey Cedars, NJ.  Photo provided by Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Six More Dolphins Found Dead On South Jersey Beaches

Six more dolphins have been found dead on New Jersey beaches in recent days, bringing the total to 52 since July 9.

08/18/2013

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Safety Advice If You Come Across A Dolphin Washed Ashore

When you see a dolphin in trouble your initial instinct might be to try and help. Don’t!

08/04/2013

(A dolphin carcass washed ashore on July 30th at Harvey Cedars, NJ.  Photo provided by Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

NJ DEP Joining Investigation Of Dolphin Deaths Along South Jersey Shore

Over the last month two dozen dolphins have been found dead on New Jersey beaches — including three in Cape May County since Thursday.

08/02/2013

(A dolphin carcass washed ashore on July 30th at Harvey Cedars, NJ.  Photo provided by Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Experts Struggling To Figure Out Why More Dolphins Are Dying Along S. Jersey Shore

Since July 9th, the carcasses of 21 dolphins have washed up, from Monmouth County to Cape May.

08/01/2013

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Stranded Whale Euthanized In Longport, NJ

The animal that washed up at the mouth of the Great Egg River was an adult Pygmy Sperm Whale — at 12 feet long, not much bigger than a dolphin.

01/22/2013

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Scientists Eyeing Atypical Surge In Jersey Shore Ocean Temps

Ocean surface temperatures along the South Jersey shore are already in the upper 70s.

06/25/2012

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After Warm Winter, Dolphins Return Early To Jersey Shore Area

Bob Schoelkopf, founding director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, NJ, says pods of bottlenose dolphins have been back in the area for weeks.

05/30/2012

(A front-end loader is used to move the carcass of the short-finned pilot whale that came ashore last month in the Jersey shore.  Credit:  Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Officials Say Whale That Beached Itself at NJ Shore Was Shot in the Wild

In this country, shooting a whale is a crime, punishable by fines and jail time.

10/05/2011