Archive for the ‘– Press’ Category

– Florida Today: Pygmy sperm whale euthanized at Cape Canaveral (2016-9-27)

September 26, 2016 / PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — Rescuers euthanized an almost 10-foot-long female pygmy sperm whale that beached itself Monday along the rocks at the north side of Port Canaveral, near the Trident submarine basin. Biologists must euthanize pygmy sperm whales because the deep diving whales don’t survive in captivity. Rescuers can’t replicate the whale’s diet and other conditions […]

– WESH 2: Beached whale euthanized in Port Canaveral (2016-9-27)

Published  6:11 PM EDT Sep 26, 2016 By Dan Billow PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. —Bystanders and deputies tried to save a stranded whale at Port Canaveral Monday, in a drama that unfolded before many onlookers. Brevard County sheriff’s deputies held the whale still at the public boat ramp while biologists and passersby arrived. “It’s nice to see […]

– News 13: Rare whale found beached, injured at Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park (2016-9-27)

By Caitlin Wilson, Reporter /Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2016, 4:33 PM EDT A rare whale was found beached and injured near Jetty Park in Port Canaveral on Monday morning. The pygmy sperm whale was about 10 years old, which is toward the end of the animals’ lifespan, according to biologists from the Hubbs SeaWorld […]

– WFTV9 ABC: Beached whale found in Port Canavaral in ‘bad condition’ (2016-9-26)

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – Two men fishing Monday near the Jetty Park boat ramp found a beached whale. “They stood by and took care of it until we got there,” said Megan Stolen, marine biologist for Hubbs SeaWorld… Link to article. PDF of article

– Orlando Sentinal: Beached Whale in Ponce Inlet Dies (2016-8-28)

  August 27, 2016 / by Marco Santana / A beached whale in Ponce Inlet died Saturday despite rescue efforts from Volusia County Marine Mammal Stranding Team and Hubbs Seaworld. A press release from Volusia County’s Beach Safety Ocean Rescue office said the sperm whale landed on the beach at about 1 p.m. The whale […]

– WMFE: Broken Lagoon – As Fish Die, Dolphin, Pelican and Manatee Deaths Remain Unexplained (2016-4-26)

WMFE / by Amy Green / April 26, 2016 / This spring’s stunning fish kill was the latest distressing bellwether for the Indian River Lagoon. It came three years after die-offs of dolphins, pelicans and manatees. Their deaths remain a mystery. The dead dolphins were turning up on the shores of the Indian River Lagoon […]

– Florida Today: Volunteers scoop up Indian River Lagoon’s rotting fish (2016-3-23)

March 23, 2016 / by Jim Waymer / Florida Today / For this type of fishing, there’s no bag limit — other than what the bag can hold. Frustrated fishermen, saddened coastal residents and waterfront restaurtanteurs gloved up and bagged countless rotting fish Wednesday, to fend off the largest Indian River Lagoon fish kill in […]

– TC Palm: Impromptu whale visit boosted revenue at Sebastian Inlet (2016-2-10)

By Lamaur Stancil of the TC Palm / February 10, 2016 / INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A mother whale and her calf made waves in more ways than one when they spent a couple of days in the Sebastian Inlet this week. Parking receipts at the Sebastian Inlet State Park show 6,275 motorists paid for […]

– Lake Andes Wave: Right whale, calf swimming in FL inlet close to shore (2016-2-10)

By Alfredo Watts/ 10 February 2016 / It was an wonderful site in southern Brevard County on Monday – a mother whale and its calf lingered at Sebastian Inlet for most of the day….. Link to article. PDF of article.

– Florida Today: Endangered whales exit Sebastian Inlet (2016-2-9)

by Jim Waymer/ FLORIDA TODAY/ February 9, 2016 / An endangered North Atlantic right whale and her calf lingered for a second day in Sebastian Inlet on Tuesday, then swam back out into the ocean….. Link to article. PDF of article.