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Marine Mammals

This page contains links to websites about marine mammals, including dolphins, manatees, sea otters, seals, sea lions, and whales. These links are provided by Sea and Sky as a courtesy to our visitors in an attempt to make these resources easy to find and use. By clicking on the links below, you will leave the Sea and Sky site. Sea and Sky is not responsible for the content of these external sites. Problems with these external links should be reported to the Sea and Sky administrator.

  • American Cetacean Society
    The mission of the American Cetacean Society is to protect whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through public education, research grants, and conservation actions.

  • Cetacean Society International
    Cetacean Society International is an all-volunteer, non-profit conservation, education and research organization working on behalf of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and their marine environment.

  • The Marine Mammal Center
    The Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit veterinary research hospital and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals, primarily elephant seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions.

  • Marine Mammals - NOAA Fisheries
    Official NOAA website about marine mammals including descriptions of this group of marine mammals, with detailed species accounts, photos, and status information.

  • Marine Mammal Stranding Center
    The Marine Mammal Stranding Center of Brigantine, NJ. rescues, rehabilitates, and releases dolphins, seals, whales and sea turtles in New Jersey Coastal areas.

  • Pacific Marine Mammal Center
    The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration.

  • The Dolphin Communication Project
    The Dolphin Communication Project's mission is to promote the scientific study of dolphins and inspire their conservation. Also features a wild dolphin adoption program.

  • Dolphin Research Center
    Through Education, research and rescue, Dolphin Research Center promotes peaceful coexistence, cooperation and communication between marine mammals, humans and the environment we share.

  • Dolphins-World
    Dolphin Information, feeding, habitat, distribution, reproduction, anatomy and more. Facts about the Bottlenose Dolphins, the Amazon Pink Dolphin, the Spinner, and more.

  • The Wild Dolphin Project
    The Wild Dolphin Project is a non-profit scientific research organization that studies and reports on a specific pod of free ranging Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis).

  • Florida Manatee Program
    Official Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website about the Florida manatee. Includes information about conservation and habitat as well as places to observe wild manatees.

  • Manatee Observation and Education Center
    The Manatee Observation and Education Center is a waterfront environmental education and wildlife viewing center located on Florida's east coast in beautiful downtown Fort Pierce.

  • Save the Manatee Club
    A membership-based, national nonprofit organization through which the public can participate in conservation efforts to save endangered manatees from extinction.

  • Sea World Education - Manatees
    Official Sea World education site with detailed information about manatees. Discover all of the fascinating facts about these gentle and giants.

  • Friends of the Sea Otter
    Friends of the Sea Otter (FSO) is an advocacy group, founded in 1968, dedicated to actively working with state and federal agencies and other groups to maintain, increase and broaden the current protections for the sea otter.

  • International Otter Survival Fund
    The International Otter Survival Fund (IOSF) is one of the world's leading otter charities. It is the only charity solely dedicated to the conservation, protection and care of otters based on over 20 years of scientific research in the UK and around the world.

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Otter Cam
    Watch the sea otters live now on exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium as they swim, play with toys, lounge in ice buckets and eat during our daily feeding shows.

  • The Otter Project
    The Otter Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the recovery of the California sea otter. They fulfill their mission through various forms of advocacy including education, advocating for good legislation and regulation, and if necessary, litigation.

  • Seal Conservation Society
    The Seal Conservation Society is a non-profit charitable organization established with the aim of protecting and conserving seals, sea lions, and other pinnipeds worldwide.

  • Sea Lion Caves
    Sea Lion Caves is a privately owned wildlife preserve and bird sanctuary centrally located on the beautiful and rugged Oregon Coast. They are America's largest sea cave and the year-round home of the Steller sea lion.

  • Sea Lion Center
    Sea Lion Center is a nonprofit organization that gives annual visitors the opportunity to learn all about California sea lions and their history at PIER 39, as well as what everyone can do to help these charismatic mammals survive in their threatened habitat.

  • Seal Sitters
    Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network is an all-volunteer group dedicated to the protection of marine mammals in the urban habitat of Puget Sound in Washington State and the health of their marine environment.

  • The Azorean Whale Watching Base
    The first sustainable tourism base dedicated to the observation and research of cetaceans in the Azores. Each boat trip is an occasion to encounter one of the 28 species of marine mammals identified in the Azores.

  • Center for Whale Research
    The Center for Whale Research is dedicated to the study and conservation of the Southern Resident Killer Whale, Orca, population in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Pacific Whale Foundation
    Pacific Whale Foundation is a non-profit organization founded to save whales from extinction and protect our oceans through science and advocacy. They are an international organization with ongoing research studies and are active participants in global efforts to address threats to whales and other marine life.

  • Save the Whales
    Save the Whales is a nonprofit organization established to educate children and adults about marine mammals, their environment and their preservation.

  • Whalesong - The Whalesong Project
    The Whalesong Project is dedicated to sharing the songs of Hawaii's whales with the world, live over the Internet, during the islands' humpback whale season (November to June) through their website.