2016 Stranding Totals

 TotalStranded
Live
Stranded
Dead
Transferred
In
EuthanizedRelocatedReleasedCurrently
at MMSC
Transferred
Out
Died before reaching MMSCDied
at Center
Human
Interaction
Boat/Prop
Strike
Recovery Rates (per # live strandings)
Grey 16 15 1 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 85.7%
Harbor 9 7 2 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 60.0%
Harp 8 8 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 66.7%
TOTALS 33 30 3 0 2 5 19 0 0 0 4 0 0 76.0%
                             
CETACEANS                            
Bottlenose Dolphin 14 3 11 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0%
Common Dolphin 6 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0%
Humpback Whale 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Harbor Porpoise 5 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Pygmy Sperm Whale 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Grampus / Risso's Dolphin 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Blainville's Beaked Whale 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Unknown Dolphin 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
Unknown Whale 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
TOTALS 32 5 27 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0.0%
                             
TURTLES                            
Leatherback 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0%
Green 7 2 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 100.0%
Kemp's Ridley 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.0%
Loggerhead 27 2 25 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 6 0.0%
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0%
TOTALS 32 5 27 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0.0%
                             
GRAND TOTALS  104 40 64 0 2 9 19 0 4 2 4 14 9 74.2%
                             
Number of animals relocated or released without rehab 9                          
*See Below                            

 

Stranding Stats

Strandings Handled by MMSC from 1975 to 2017:

 

County

State

# of Animals

Percentage

Atlantic

NJ

663

13.32%

Bergen

NJ

1

0.02%

Burlington

NJ

9

0.18%

Camden

NJ

2

0.04%

Cape May

NJ

1373

27.58%

Cumberland

NJ

69

1.39%

Essex

NJ

2

0.04%

Gloucester

NJ

4

0.08%

Hudson

NJ

17

0.34%

Mercer
NJ
1
0.02%
Middlesex
NJ
51
1.02%
Monmouth
NJ
1020
20.49%
Ocean
NJ
1580
31.73%
Salem
NJ
103
2.07%
Union
NJ
11
0.22%
No Records
NJ
3
0.06%
All
DE
22
0.44%
All
FL
1
0.02%
All
MA
2
0.04%
All
MD
11
0.22%
All
ME
4
0.08%
All
NC
10
0.20%
All
PA
7
0.14%
All
VA
13
0.26%
Total
 
4979
100.00%