General News · 29th December 2014
As you may have heard by now there was a dead porpoise that washed ashore late Saturday afternoon in front of Hollyhock. I looked for it that evening but to no avail. At sun-up Sunday I found it along with two wolves busily trying to get a meal. I took numerous pictures of the porpoise and forwarded these to the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network
This morning I received a response from Bailey Eagan, Research Analyst,
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, of which I include the following excerpt:
"We work closely with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, who operate a BC Marine Mammal Response Network. They are the primary contact if people find sick, injured, distressed or dead marine mammals in BC. They are available (and have the jurisdiction) to respond 24hrs a day. If you find a distressed or dead marine mammal, you can call the toll-free reporting hotline 7 days a week at 1 800 465 4336."
Please call them when you spot a marine mammal in distress.