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Marine Species Monitoring

New video vignette highlighting U.S. Navy support for marine mammal stranding investigations

Posted on June 13, 2022

Check out this new video vignette highlighting the U.S. navy's support for comprehensive marine mammal stranding investigations. The Navy partners with the University of Hawaii’s Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Lab, authorized by NOAA, which coordinates emergency response for marine mammals and conducts extensive necropsy examinations, including histology, disease surveillance, and tissue sampling in support of numerous research efforts aimed at better understanding cetaceans of the Pacific.