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Floating Humpback Whale Carcass off of Carolina Beach, NC

Carolina Beach, NC, USA | 2022-Mar-16

Initial Notification: On March 16, 2022, the Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Disaster Response Coordinator notified the NOAA SSC about a floating Humpback Whale carcass floating offshore of Carolina Beach, North Carolina. The Response Coordinator requested a trajectory to possibly determine the likelihood of this carcass coming ashore.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Latitude (approximate): 34° 1.88′ North
Longitude (approximate): 77° 49.82′ West