Unusual Mortality Event declared for bottlenose dolphins in the Northern Gulf of Mexico
More than 260 dolphins have stranded since February 1, 2019, through May, which is approximately 3 times higher than the average.
Media teleconference announcing UME for bottlenose dolphins in Northern Gulf of Mexico
Friday, June 14, Noon ET (11:00 a.m. CT)
- Dr. Teri Rowles, NOAA Fisheries Coordinator of the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program
- Dr. Erin Fougères, NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Marine Mammal Stranding Program Administrator
International: 1-312-470-7280 (toll free)