Bottlenose dolphins wash up dead along Sea Bright, Sandy Hook and Sea Isle City

Three bottle nose dolphins have been found dead along the Jersey Shore in recent days, an official with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center said. One that had been dead for “many days” was discovered Monday in Sea Bright, center director Bob Schoelkopf said Tuesday morning. Another was located Sunday in Sea Isle City, while someone noticed… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: October 10th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bottlenose dolphins wash up dead along Sea Bright, Sandy Hook and Sea Isle City

Dead whale in Hudson River to be towed out to sea for disposal: Army Corps of Engineers

assetContentJERSEY CITY — A dead whale that surfaced in the Hudson River earlier this week just off Caven Point in Jersey City will be towed out to sea for disposal, the Army Corps of Engineers said. The carcass, which the Marine Mammal Stranding Center said is a “30-foot long fin whale,” was too big for a… Read the rest of this entry »

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Oil Slick in Sandy Hook Bay

photo by Noel Westerland Sr. 11/29/2014

photo by Noel Westerland Sr. 11/29/2014

A two mile long by 400 foot wide oil slick is washing up on the bay side of Sandy Hook, according to a report by WNBC 4-NY.

The slick was first witnessed by security personnel at the Earle Naval Weapons Station, according to the the report.  The U.S. Coast Guard and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are investigating.

The source of the oil is unknown at this time.

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Posted: December 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, New Jersey, Sandy Hook | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »