Reporting a Marine Mammal in Difficulty

To report a dead or vulnerable whale or seal, promptly call one of the following numbers according to your region:


Quebec Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network

1 877-722-5346

Newfoundland and Labrador

Whale Release and Strandings

1 888-895-3003

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island

Marine Animal Response Society

1 866-567-6277 or VHF 16

To report a collision with a marine mammal or disturbance of marine mammals within the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, contact a Parks Canada officer at: 1-866-508-9888

If you witness an activity or behaviour that represents a disturbance to marine mammals outside the Marine Park, contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Poaching Alert at: 1-800-463-9057

Fin whale entangled in a crab trap © GREMM