Report dead or distressed marine mammals
To report dead, injured or entangled marine mammals, please visit report a marine mammal in distress.
Services and information
Working with our partners
Collaborating with other governments, groups that have expertise in marine mammals and species at risk, and others to prevent future incidents.
Science informs our action to protect whales.
Watching marine wildlife
Guidelines and best practices for observing marine animals in your region.
The problem with ghost fishing gear and what we are doing about it.
Whalesafe fishing gear
Supporting the transition to whalesafe gear.
North Atlantic right whale protection measures
There are approximately 340 North Atlantic right whales in the world. See the steps Canada is taking to help this iconic species recover.
Southern Resident killer whale protection measures
There are approximately 73 Southern Resident killer whales in the world. Canada continues to strengthen measures to protect the endangered Southern Resident killer whale.
Canada’s endangered St. Lawrence-Estuary Beluga
There are less than 900 St. Lawrence-Estuary Beluga in the world. Here’s what we are doing to help them.
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