UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme
HOW TO REPORT A STRANDING

IF YOU FIND A STRANDED MARINE ANIMAL, PLEASE CONTACT THE RELEVANT AUTHORITIES:

FOR LIVE STRANDINGS
England & Wales: RSPCA 0300 1234999
British Divers Marine Life Rescue 01825 765546
Scotland: SSPCA 0131 3390111

 

FOR DEAD STRANDINGS
UK (all species):               Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme 0800 652 0333
Scotland (out of hours): Scottish Marine Animal Strandings Scheme    07979 245893
SW2006/236.1 Stranded northern bottlenose whale in Skegness, Lincolnshire © CSIP-ZSL
SW2006/236.1 Stranded northern bottlenose whale in Skegness, Lincolnshire © CSIP-ZSL

Any pictures of Welsh strandings can also be sent to info@strandings.demon.co.uk

General guidelines and advice on what to do in the event of a stranding can be found here.You can also download CSIP’s PDF guide containing information on the project plus advice on what to do to report the stranding.

Funded by the organisations below
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Welsh Assembly Government
Scottish Government
Contract manager
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Partnered with the organisations below
Zoological Society of London
Scottish Agricultural College
Natural History Museum
Marine Environmental Monitoring
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