Call if you are concerned about a marine mammal.
We respond to sightings in Washington state
from downtown Seattle, King County,
to Kayak Point, Snohomish County:
Our hotline is monitored from 8am–8pm, seven days a week.
Leave a clear description of the animal and its location, the situation or condition as you see it, and your contact information.
You may not receive a call back if an animal has already been reported.
For other Washington counties,
or sightings in Oregon or California, you can find the local Marine Mammal Stranding Network at:
The West Coast Regional Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline takes calls regarding marine mammals seen in California Oregon and Washington:
Outside the SKMMR response area (gray on the map),
please report any stranded marine mammal using this hotline.
If you are not reporting a marine mammal, please use email to reach us:
Use this address for general inquiries, questions about volunteering, information about outreach or partnership opportunities, or other questions.