Contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Report a marine mammal in distress

Caution: Do not touch or move an animal yourself. Can carry diseases transmissible to humans, or you may inadvertently do more harm to the animal.

Report injured, harassed or abandoned marine mammal as well as providing:

  • Date and time you witnessed the incident
  • Specific location
  • Animal species, size, colour, features
  • Condition of the animal
  • Number of animals involved
  • Your contact information

By phone

The following numbers are toll-free and available 24 hours a day.

British Columbia

 1-800-465-4336

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

 1-888-895-3003

Northwest Territories

  • Inuvik:  1-867-777-7500
  • Yellowknife:  1-867-669-4900

Nova Scotia

Nunavut

 1-867-979-8000

Ontario

 1-800-565-1633

Prince Edward Island

 1-800-565-1633

Québec

 1-877-722-5346

Saskatchewan

 1-800-667-7561

Yukon

 1-800-465-4336