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Global Marine Mammal Stranding Organizations

Canada

British Columbia

Institution: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), British Columbia
Address: 200 - 401 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC V6C 3S4
Contact Phone: Hotline: +1-800-465-4336
Contact Email: Paul Cottrell, Acting Regional Marine Mammal Coordinator, paul.cottrell@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Government agency


Institution: 
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre
Address: PO Box 3232, Vancouver BC V6B 3X8
Contact Phone: +1 604-258-7325
Contact Email: Lindsaye Akhurst, Manager, Lindsaye.Akhurst@vanaqua.org OR rescue@vanaqua.org
Website: www.vanaqua.org/mmr
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds, sea otters
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Non-governmental organization


Maritime Provinces

Institution: Maritime Marine Animal Response Network (MMARN)
Address: c/o Nova Scotia Museum, 1747 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1A6, Canada
Contact Phone: +1-866-567-6277
Contact Email: mars@marineanimals.ca
Website: www.mmarn.ca/
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: MMARN is an umbrella group of 12 organizations and institutions (both governmental and non-governmental) that respond to dead and distressed marine animals. Coordinated by Marine Animal Response Society


Institution: 
Marine Animal Response Society (MARS)
Address: c/o Nova Scotia Museum, 1747 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1A6, Canada
Contact Phone: +1-866-567-6277
Contact Email: mars@marineanimals.ca
Website: www.marineanimals.ca
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Part of MMARN. Non-governmental organization which coordinates and responds to dead and distressed marine animal incidents in the Canadian Maritime Provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island)


Institution: 
Hope for Wildlife
Address: 5909 Highway 207, Seaforth, Nova Scotia, B0J 1N0, Canada
Contact Phone: +1-902-407-9453
Contact Email: hope@hopeforwildlife.net
Website: www.hopeforwildlife.net
Taxa: Pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Live
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Part of MMARN. Non-government organization, oil spill training


Institution: 
New Brunswick Museum
Address: 277 Douglas Avenue, Saint John, NB E2K 1E5
Contact Phone: +1-506-343-4432
Contact Fax: +1-506-643-2360
Contact Email: Donald McAlpine, Research Curator of Zoology, donald.mcalpine@nbm-mnb.ca
Website: www.nbm-mnb.ca
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Part of MMARN. Provincial museum


Institution: 
Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC)
Address: Atlantic Veterinary College, Pathology and Microbiology, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3
Contact Phone: +1.902.628.4314
Contact Fax: +1.902.566.0871
Contact Email: Pierre-Yves Daoust, CWHC Atlantic Director, daoust@upei.ca
Website: www.cwhc-rcsf.ca/index.php
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Part of MMARN. A collection of highly qualified people within a cross-Canada network of partners and collaborators dedicated to wildlife health


Newfoundland and Labrador

Institution: Whale Release and Strandings
Address: 244 Tolt Road, Portugal Cove-St. Philips NL A1M1R2
Contact Phone: +1 709 895 3003 OR Toll-free emergency number for entangled and stranded whales +1 888 895 3003
Contact Email: whales@nl.rogers.com
Website: www.newfoundlandlabradorwhales.net
Taxa: Cetaceans
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Non-governmental organization primarily focused on large whale disentanglement, but also responding to strandings throughout Newfoundland and Labrador region.


Northwest Territories

Institution: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Northern Operations, Northwest Territories
Address: 1 Arctic Road, PO Box 1871, Inuvik, NT, X0E 0T0
Contact Phone: +1 867-777-7500
Contact Fax: +1 867-777-7501
Contact Email: Ellen Lea, Fisheries Management Biolgist, Ellen.Lea@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: Government agency


Quebec

Institution: Quebec Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network (QMMERN)
Address: 108 rue de la Cale Sèche, Tadoussac, Qc, Canada, G0T 2A0
Contact Phone: + 1-877-7baleine (1-877-722-5346)
Contact Email: reseau@gremm.org
Website: www.1877-7baleine.net
Taxa: Cetaceans, pinnipeds
Live or Dead: Live and dead
Partner Organizations/ Additional Information: QMMERN is an umbrella group of 13 organizations and institutions (both governmental and non-governmental) that work with marine mammals.

 


To request changes to these listings, or to add a new stranding organization,
please contact Dr. Claire Simeone at simeonec@tmmc.org.



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