Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program


Subject:
Mammals , Marine Mammals (Dolphins, Whales, etc.)

Description:
This government program designed to protect marine mammals such as whales, dolphins, and turtles "has the following components: stranding networks, responses/investigations of mortality events, biomonitoring, tissue/serum banking and analytical quality assurance." The site describes these programs, and provides reports and related publications. Also includes discussions of human impacts (such as minimizing ocean sound) and international cooperation efforts. From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Publisher:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/health/


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