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Dead Entangled Orca offshore of Newport, OR

Oregon Coast | 2022-Jun-28

Initial Notification: On June 28, 2022, NOAA Fisheries received a report of a dead entangled killer whale floating approx. 30 miles offshore Southwest of Newport, Oregon and contacted the NOAA NW SSC to request a drift model to see if the whale will go ashore and where they may be able to locate it for sampling.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Tags:Adrift, Marine Mammal
Total amount at risk of spill: 0 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 44° 39.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 35.29′ West